FBI-Apple feud ends

BLOOMBERG: The FBI stopped pressuring Apple to unlock the iPhone of the San Bernadino shooters on Monday.

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Apple, which had been prepared to fight the request all the way to the Supreme Court, was deprived of a dramatic court battle that would have shown how willing it was to protect customers’ data.

… The San Bernadino case has also shed light on a lesser-known crop of technology companies that crack security protocols for governments and law enforcement agencies. Israeli security firm Cellebrite has been helping the FBI to access the shooter’s phone, according to website Ynet News, although the company and government have declined to confirm that.

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