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[Discuss] Encrypt Everything? Good Luck With That

On 03/29/16 19:24, Rich Pieri wrote:
> On 3/29/2016 6:52 PM, IngeGNUe wrote:
>> Agreed. LOL I remember watching a YouTube video explaining how to bypass
>> the iPhone's passcode. They took Apple to court over the screen lock?!
> No. Apple goaded the FBI into taking them to court for refusing to
> assist law enforcement officers. This is a crime. It's a minor one, a
> misdemeanor at worst, but it's still a crime.
> Apple made a federal case out of it. Literally. Apple orchestrated the
> whole thing in order to polish the Apple brand. It was never about civil
> rights. Apple don't care about civil rights. Apple care about doing
> something with the $100bn or so of capital they're sitting on. That
> something is Apple Pay. They played the FBI and the courts and the EFF
> and the ACLU and all the rest of their supporters and the press like a
> fiddle in order to build consumer confidence in that system.

Well said!

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