Apple's iPhone Cracked by the U.S., Legal Action Dropped

U.S. Justice Department succeeds in unlocking the phone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters, ending a high-stakes legal battle but leaving broader struggle over encryption unresolved.

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A worker climbs outside an Apple store in Hong Kong, China. The clash between the FBI and Apple has rekindled the public debate on the balance between privacy and protection.
The clash between the FBI and Apple has rekindled the public debate on the balance between privacy and protection.Credit: Reuters