Tim Cook was right to fight the FBI

In this day and age of fast food journalism, with technology pundits vapidly expunging their opinions on that day’s technology fare, we sometimes miss something that is truly seminal that happened in our industry. That “something” would be Tim Cook’s refusal to turn over the keys to the kingdom – the security of the iPhone itself – to Federal authorities. The goal of these government agencies was to secure a skeleton key that would allow unfettered access to Apple devices, in important cases that would help solve crimes. Ultimately, it is widely believed that recent leaks of software backdoors made…

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