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Why Apple CEO Tim Cook is resisting the FBI's request for information

Full text of Apple CEO Tim Cook's letter to consumers

Apple CEO Tim Cook waves at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference event in San Francisco
Apple CEO Tim Cook waves at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference event in San Francisco

February 16, 2016   A Message to Our Customers   The United States government has demanded that Apple take an unprecedented step which threatens the security of our customers. We oppose this order, which has implications far beyond the legal case at hand.    This moment calls for public discussion, and we want our customers and people around the country to understand what is at stake.   The Need for Encryption   Smartphones, led by iPhone, have become an essential part of our lives. People use them to store an incredible amount of personal ...