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Apple wants government to form commission over FBI demand

John Ribeiro | Feb. 23, 2016
The government wants Apple to provide tools that will allow the FBI to hack the passcode of an iPhone.

In an unusual turn to a lawsuit, the FBI and Apple have taken their debate to public forums, apparently in a bid to win over the public to their side. FBI Director James Comey on Sunday wrote in a blog post that a conflict between privacy and safety should not be resolved by companies or by the FBI, but by the American people. He said that the FBI was not aiming to break into anyone's encryption or set loose a master key to devices like the iPhone.

 

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