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Apple is the patriot

(8:38) Words in support of Apple CEO Tim Cook's stand against a court ruling requiring Apple to create a backdoor for the iPhone.

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COncernedCitizen COncernedCitizen (658 days ago)

Hardly any of those people understand the issue. The FBI did not ask Apple for a key or a backdoor. They asked Apple to create a special version of their OS that can be installed on that one sigle phone that bypasses the feature that erases the content if the password is tried too many times. They even said they will go to an Apple site to have it done so it can be guaranteed that it will not happen to any other phones.

With that said, I still side with Apple on this one. But those spoke on the video should do more research about what was requested instead of simply believing the media hype about it.

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Hardly any of those people understand the issue. The FBI did not ask Apple for a key or a backdoor. They asked Apple to create a special version of their OS that can be installed on that one sigle phone that bypasses the feature that erases the content if the password is tried too many times. They even said they will go to an Apple site to have it done so it can be guaranteed that it will not happen to any other phones.

With that said, I still side with Apple on this one. But those spoke on the video should do more research about what was requested instead of simply believing the media hype about it.

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Guest: Guesting (658 days ago)

" They asked Apple to create a special version of their OS that can be installed on that one sigle phone that bypasses the feature that erases the content if the password is tried too many times."

That is a key. And it is a backdoor.

I'm never fond with non-experts believing they know and understanding more than esperts in a particular field. It's so immature.

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" They asked Apple to create a special version of their OS that can be installed on that one sigle phone that bypasses the feature that erases the content if the password is tried too many times."

That is a key. And it is a backdoor.

I'm never fond with non-experts believing they know and understanding more than esperts in a particular field. It's so immature.

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Guest: Guesting (658 days ago)

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Guest: Skip0 (658 days ago)

Right but there's no way they can prevent the fbi from using on every phone ! It's like putting a door on a safe that previously had no door. The house is now vulnerable to hackers, our government and other oppressive regimes .

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Right but there's no way they can prevent the fbi from using on every phone ! It's like putting a door on a safe that previously had no door. The house is now vulnerable to hackers, our government and other oppressive regimes .

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COncernedCitizen COncernedCitizen (657 days ago)
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Using your door analogy, it's like having a door that will explode if you use the wrong key. They would like to remove the explosive devices so they can try using an infinite number of keys without the door exploding.

Apple is NOT providing an encryption key or a way to get in through a backdoor. They are just asked to remove the autodestruct feature when the wrong passcode is used too many times and the delay that occurs between tries. If you punch in a wrong code, there is a delay before it lets you try another code. This makes it harder to do a brute force attack and the FBI has asked to have that delay removed. Again, this is not providing a key or a backdoor. Anyone that knows technology (and this is my job) know what a backdoor is and would agree that this doesn't allow access any other way than punching in the correct key.

Some other trivial information. The phone was not owned by the terrorists, it was owned by the government agency that he worked for. Someone at his work changed the iTunes password so you cannot just sync it to the phone without knowing the passcode on the phone. If they didn't change the iTunes password, this would not be an issue. It's the government's own fault for being stupid.

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Using your door analogy, it's like having a door that will explode if you use the wrong key. They would like to remove the explosive devices so they can try using an infinite number of keys without the door exploding.

Apple is NOT providing an encryption key or a way to get in through a backdoor. They are just asked to remove the autodestruct feature when the wrong passcode is used too many times and the delay that occurs between tries. If you punch in a wrong code, there is a delay before it lets you try another code. This makes it harder to do a brute force attack and the FBI has asked to have that delay removed. Again, this is not providing a key or a backdoor. Anyone that knows technology (and this is my job) know what a backdoor is and would agree that this doesn't allow access any other way than punching in the correct key.

Some other trivial information. The phone was not owned by the terrorists, it was owned by the government agency that he worked for. Someone at his work changed the iTunes password so you cannot just sync it to the phone without knowing the passcode on the phone. If they didn't change the iTunes password, this would not be an issue. It's the government's own fault for being stupid.

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COncernedCitizen COncernedCitizen (657 days ago)

Incorrect. The FBI has stated they will visit the Apple site in California so it could be done there and then the software deleted. It does not need to leave the site and get out.

Please understand that I'm against Apple doing this too. It's all about setting a presidence that can open the flood gates for other warrants to force any company in the future to do the same thing. Apple is fighting this for future litigation (for other companies too) and not just this one current issue. It is unfortunate that we had a terrorist event but that one event should not be used as a gateway to allow the government access to our encrypted data. We should be allowed to encrypt our data and a company that created encryption technology should not be required to assist the government to hack into their own technology.

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Incorrect. The FBI has stated they will visit the Apple site in California so it could be done there and then the software deleted. It does not need to leave the site and get out.

Please understand that I'm against Apple doing this too. It's all about setting a presidence that can open the flood gates for other warrants to force any company in the future to do the same thing. Apple is fighting this for future litigation (for other companies too) and not just this one current issue. It is unfortunate that we had a terrorist event but that one event should not be used as a gateway to allow the government access to our encrypted data. We should be allowed to encrypt our data and a company that created encryption technology should not be required to assist the government to hack into their own technology.

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