Apple says Congress should form committee for privacy freedoms

BLOOMBERG: Apple suggests the government withdraw its demands, and Congress weigh in on privacy concerns, after the company resisted a court order to unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone.

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Apple would “gladly participate” in such an effort, the company said in a statement on its Website Monday.

‘We feel the best way forward would be for the government to withdraw its demands under the All Writs Act and, as some in Congress have proposed, form a commission or other panel of experts on intelligence, technology, and civil liberties to discuss the implications for law enforcement, national security, privacy, and personal freedoms,’ the company said.

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