Apple fights against the request to unlock iPhone in NY drug case
Apple has filed a legal papers against the effort by Justice Department to get help from the company in order to unlock an iPhone in the New York drug case.
For a long time, the company is stuck in a battle with Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) over privacy issue when the bureau tried their best to get the iPhone unlocked for investigation.
The bureau took the compay to court to help open the locked phone of Syed Rizwan Farook who is accused of killing at least 14 people and injured 22 others in San Bernardino, California last year.
However, the company respected the privacy of its customers and therefore, rejected to do so and it still does.
Earlier, U.S government has been facing a number of lawsuits over the data privacy issue. Recently, just when Apple has been seemed wrapping up the legal battle with the government, Microsoft has now sued U.S. government on the demand of data access.
U.S. government has been sued on the wish to be permitted to let their customers and users know when the feds are looking into their email as well as other accounts. Microsoft submitted the lawsuit in the West District of Washington which argues that federal government is violating a Constitution by taking its customers’ personal data and not permitting Microsoft to notify the customers.
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