Refusal to unlock Apple iPhone 5c seen as a market strategy: The department of justice in the United States had directed Apple to unlock the iPhone that was found with the American shooter that is supposed to have confidential data. The motion that the court passed makes it mandatory for Apple to follow the orders of the court and unlock the encrypted iPhone that belongs to the shooters of San Bernardino.
Refusal to unlock Apple iPhone 5c seen as a market strategy
The giant tech company, Apple refuses to follow the order on grounds of marketing strategies. The senior executive of Apple informed the reporters, whom they had to face on grounds of anonymity, that they had right to take this discussion to the media and are liable to a chance to respond to such a case.
Thus, there is a big showdown and rivalry between the Obama administration and one of the giant tech companies in the Silicon Valley. The rivalry involves security as well as privacy issues. Also read, Protests planned across US to back Apple over iPhone encryption battle with FBI.
The FBI wants to join hands with Apple to hack into the security system of the shooter’s iPhone to access the confidential data that is stored in the gadget. They wish to access the information by disabling the pass code that protects the phone. Whether the giant tech company will work with them or not is still a huge mystery.
According to the court orders, the court has further extended Apple’s time to react and respond to the case. They had already pushed their case through Thursday. A senior executive of the giant tech company stated in response that the courtroom is not suitable for the hearing of such a kind of case; the congress is the place where this should be carried on. Note, Apple announced to replacing faulty USB-C cables.
He further stated that the company as in fact shocked that such a case came from the superpower country, where privacy and security is an important factor.