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N.Y. judge backs Apple in encryption fight with government | Reuters

N.Y. judge backs Apple in encryption fight with government | Reuters

he U.S. government cannot force Apple Inc (AAPL.O) to unlock an iPhone in a New York drug case, a federal judge in Brooklyn said on Monday, a ruling that bolsters the company’s arguments in its landmark legal showdown with the Justice Department over encryption and privacy.

The government sought access to the phone in the Brooklyn case in October, months before a judge…

 

Source: N.Y. judge backs Apple in encryption fight with government | Reuters