Apple Shouldn't Walk Away From Its Encryption Battle With The FBI
The FBI started this encryption fight, and now it might call the whole thing off. But it could be in Apple's best interest to see it through.By Evan Thomas | March 22, 2016
"We need to decide as a nation how much power the government should have over our data and over our privacy," Apple CEO Tim Cook said at an Apple event Monday.
The rhetoric in the fight over the San Bernardino shooter's locked iPhone is as sharp as ever, even with new wrinkles in the case.
The FBI learned of a possible way through the encryption just before hearings were set to resume Tuesday, and got the court to cancel the meetings. If the FBI can get into the phone, officials say, it won't need Apple's help after all.