FBI Director says Apple case 'hardest question I've seen in government'
February 25, 2016 - Uncategorized
FBI Director James Comey says the dispute between Apple and the government over a locked iPhone is the “hardest question” he’s ever seen in government.
Speaking in front of the House Intelligence Committee on Thursay, Comey said the case raised big questions about security vs. privacy in the U.S. but ultimately came down to, “Who do we want to be, and how do we want to govern ourselves?”
Last week, a California judge ordered Apple to help the FBI hack into the locked iPhone 5C used by San Bernardino gunman Syed Farook. Apple has said it will not comply with the request, igniting debate over the balance of digital privacy and national security in the U.S. Read more…