Apple among companies meeting at White House next month to talk government modernization, immigration, more

Apple is again said to make a visit to the¬†White House in the coming weeks. According to a new report from Recode, Apple is among a handful of companies who will meet with White House officials next week to discuss modernization, big data, and high-skilled immigration… more… 9to5Mac

Apple Says Government Trying to ‘Rewrite History’ by Using All Writs Act as ‘All-Powerful Magic Wand’

Following the U.S. government’s filing last week once again urging the court to compel Apple to assist the FBI in unlocking the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook, a document Apple general counsel Bruce Sewell called a “cheap shot,” Apple today filed its response arguing that the government’s reliance on the All Writs Act […]

U.S. Government Calls Apple’s Opposition to iPhone Unlocking Order a ‘Diversion,’ Says Fears Are ‘Overblown’

Prosecutors representing the United States government today filed another document (via The Verge) to support the motion to compel Apple to unlock the iPhone used by San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook, calling the original order a “modest” request that would not result in a universal “master key” and dismissing many of Apple’s legal arguments. The […]