Daily Archives: March 11th, 2016

FBI and Amanda Knox advocate fail to win support to weaken cell phone privacy


When the story broke about Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook’s refusal to give the FBI full access to their cell phone security software last month, it caused an uproar. The iPhones in question belonged to the San Bernardino terrorists. The FBI made a court ordered request,“the bureau’s first and most urgent demand is that Apple disable the iPhone’s ‘auto-erase; security feature. This feature (which is not enabled by default on most iPhones) protects user data on a device from would-be snoops by wiping the phone after 10 failed passcode attempts.” Ardent Amanda Knox supporter and former FBI agent, Steve Moore, wrote animpassioned post supporting these demands.

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