Apple-FBI battle is over but Silicon Valley is still preparing for the war
March 25, 2016 - Uncategorized
This wasn’t the way the fight between Apple and the FBI was supposed to end.
This was supposed to be big: the biggest case Silicon Valley has ever seen. Alliances were formed. Legal briefs were filed. The entire technology industry put aside their fierce rivalries to back Apple in a very public and very controversial fight with the U.S. government, defending the need for strong privacy and encryption even in the face of national security concerns.
A final rallying cry from Apple’s CEO came on Monday, just one day before the company was scheduled to face a hearing with the FBI.
Then: nothing. Read more…
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