Apple has responded to the government's persistent request to extract data from an iPhone that was used by an accused drug dealer in New York. The firm claims the FBI hasn't exhausted all options.
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A new bill is being drafted that would compel companies to hand over data when a judge orders them to. If the data in question is encrypted, the company would be compelled to assist in decrypting it.
The war between Apple and US law enforcement is far from over. In a case where the judge had already decided that Apple could not be compelled to unlock an iPhone, the FBI is appealing.
After law enforcement was able to get a third party to hack the iPhone 5c that was used by the San Bernardino shooter, the order compelling Apple to do it was vacated. Here is Apple's response.
The war is over, for now. Law enforcement has managed to decrypt the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone with help from a third party, essentially letting Apple off the hook.
The FBI has asked to have their hearing with Apple tomorrow cancelled, as they believe that they may have another method to unlock the iPhone that was used by the San Bernardino shooter.