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MacSurfer's Archive: Wednesday, February 17, 2016


Apple vs. FBI
  • "Twitter users back Apple in fight with U.S. over iPhone access" Reuters 9:11 PM
  • "USA Today Poll Asks if Apple Should Fight the Court Order to Break into Terrorist's iPhone" The Mac Observer 8:28 PM
  • "WSJ: Tim Cook is Playing a Dangerous Game of Brinkmanship with the U.S Government" Patently Apple 7:25 PM
  • "How Tim Cook became a general in the new Crypto War" The Daily Dot 7:18 PM
  • "Why Tim Cook is right to call court-ordered iPhone hack a 'backdoor': Custom version of iOS could undo years of work Apple put into securing iPhones." Ars Technica 5:08 PM
  • "Lawmakers, advocacy groups, Snowden take sides in polarizing Apple encryption debate" AppleInsider 5:09 PM
  • "A Privacy Advocate's View Of Ordering Apple To Help Unlock Shooter's iPhone" NPR 4:28 PM
  • "The FBI's attack on Apple could force Congress to rule on encryption" The Verge 4:28 PM
  • "Apple would not betray users by complying with court order/Opinion: Back doors in encryption are inherently bad. The FBI is NOT telling Apple to put a backdoor in iOS." ZDNet 4:27 PM
  • "If Apple loses to the FBI, we're all screwed"  Mashable 4:16 PM
  • "Why Apple Is Right To Reject The FBI's Push To Brute Force iPhone Security" TechCrunch 4:13 PM
  • "People are up in arms about Apple's fight with the FBI" Business Insider 4:11 PM
  • "The big fight between Apple and the FBI is all Apple's fault" Tech Insider 4:11 PM
  • "If Apple Can Create A Backdoor To The iPhone, Could Someone Else?" Forbes 4:06 PM
  • "The FBI has laid a clever trap for Apple" BGR 3:47 PM
  • "The Government's Bad Move: Ordering Apple to Hack iPhone Security" The Mac Observer 3:37 PM
  • "Why Apple Is Fighting Back" ReadWrite 2:28 PM
  • "Tim Cook is absolutely right" BetaNews 2:28 PM
  • "All the times Apple's CEO has sworn to defend your iPhone privacy from the government" Mashable 2:28 PM
  • "[Free] Apple Versus the FBI, Understanding iPhone Encryption, The Risks for Apple and Encryption" ["It's important to be clear on the definition of backdoor: Cook is taking a broader one which says that any explicitly created means to circumvent security is a backdoor; the reason the distinction matters is that a more narrow definition that says a backdoor is a way to bypass encryption specifically would not apply here. In other words, Apple is not being asked to create a 'secret key' for the data (which would be impossible after the fact) but rather to make it easier to brute force the passcode on the device."]  Stratechery 2:23 PM
  • "The FBI is striking at the heart of Apple's security system" The Verge 2:14 PM
  • "Twitter users back Apple in fight with U.S. over iPhone access" Reuters 12:22 PM
  • "Q&A: A look at the Apple vs Justice Dept. court fight" Associated Press 12:04 PM
  • "Does Apple even have the ability to hack the iPhone like the FBI wants?" BGR 12:03 PM
  • "Forcing Apple to work with the FBI to unlock iPhones threatens the safety of the entire internet" Business Insider 12:02 PM
  • "Opinion: How likely is Apple to succeed in resisting the FBI court order?" 9to5Mac 11:18 AM
  • "Learning The Alphabet: How schools around the country are turning dead Microsoft PCs into speedy Chromebooks" The Verge 10:56 AM
  • "Read Apple CEO Tim Cook's Brave Letter on Encryption" Digital Trends 10:56 AM
  • "Apple is facing its biggest test of iPhone security: Apple can comply with the FBI, but should it?" The Verge 10:55 AM
  • "Apple's moral dilemma: Help FBI break into terrorist's phone or protect users' privacy"  GeekWire 8:45 AM
  • "Apple's Tim Cook: We'll fight 'iPhone backdoor' demands from FBI" ZDNet 8:21 AM
  • "Can Apple do what the FBI is asking?" The Loop 8:21 AM
  • "Apple Is 'Challenging the FBI's Demands' to Create an iOS Backdoor" Gizmodo 8:17 AM
  • "Trump Throttles Apple For Ignoring iPhone Unlock Requests" HotHardware 4:19 PM
  • "Trump, Rubio chide Apple over order on shooter's phone" Reuters 12:34 PM
  • "Trump rips Apple's stance on encryption: 'Who do they think they are?'" BGR 9:24 AM
  • "Donald Trump slams Apple for refusing to unlock gunman's iPhone" Cult of Mac 8:45 AM
  • "Donald Trump says Apple should back down in San Bernardino case" AppleInsider 8:17 AM
  • "'Who do they think they are?': Donald Trump blasts Apple for not unlocking San Bernardino shooter's phone" Business Insider 8:13 AM
  • "Apple, the FBI, and your privacy under siege" iMore 8:12 AM
  • "Tim Cook Says Apple Will Fight Court Order to Unlock iPhone" Wired 8:10 AM
  • "Apple Fights 'Dangerous' FBI Order For Backdoor Into San Bernardino Shooter iPhone" Forbes 8:10 AM
  • "Apple vehemently opposes FBI request to create iPhone backdoor in San Bernardino court case" iDownload Blog 8:04 AM
  • "Tim Cook: Government requirement for a backdoor is an 'overreach'" Six Colors 8:00 AM
  • "What the FBI is asking Apple to do" The Loop 8:00 AM
  • "Tim Cook: Building a backdoor into the iPhone is 'too dangerous'" Mashable 7:49 AM
  • "Tim Cook: Apple Will Oppose Court Order to Circumvent iOS Security Features" MacStories 7:49 AM
  • "Tim Cook: Apple will fight US demands to build an iPhone backdoor" The Verge 7:44 AM
  • "Why Apple is right to reject the order to unlock a killer's phone" BetaNews 7:43 AM
  • "Tim Cook says Apple will fight US gov't over court-ordered iPhone backdoor" Ars Technica 7:43 AM
  • "Apple will not build a backdoor to the iPhone, says Tim Cook in response to FBI court order" VentureBeat 7:40 AM
  • "Apple vs. The FBI: Why Apple Is Screwed" TG Daily 7:38 AM
  • "Apple opposes court order, says it won't create a backdoor to unlock the iPhone" iMore 7:33 AM
  • "Why Apple Is Going to War Over the iPhone 'Backdoor' Order" Time 7:33 AM
  • "With its refusal to unlock San Bernardino shooter's iPhone, Apple is fighting for us all" BGR 7:30 AM
  • "Tim Cook: Apple will fight 'chilling' court order to 'hack our own users'" Macworld 7:28 AM
  • "Tim Cook: Apple Won't Create 'Backdoor' to Help FBI Access San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone" MacRumors 7:26 AM
  • "Tim Cook calls FBI backdoor demand 'dangerous,' vows to fight case" AppleInsider 7:26 AM
Apple Op/Ed
  • "How much is a new 4-inch iPhone worth to Apple?" BGR 5:08 PM
  • "What are the chances Apple's iPhone 7 is as perfect as this concept?" BGR 10:58 AM
  • "Apple's upcoming iPhones might change the game more than you can even imagine" BGR 8:54 AM
  • "Apple And Cutting The Cable TV Cord" Mac360 8:22 AM
  • "What Does Innovation Really Mean, Anyway?" NoodleMac 8:12 AM
  • "Seriously, What Would Steve Jobs Do?" Mac360 8:02 AM
  • "A Cautionary Note about VR" Tech.pinions [Insider Content] 7:37 AM
  • "Apple Pay in China + HongKong has big future." M.I.C. Gadget 7:36 AM
  • "Not everyone buys into the myth of Apple's software decline"  BGR 7:30 AM
  • "Apple's software woes: Problems or progress? As Apple works to adapt one experience across many platforms, you bet there are going to be bugs."  Macworld 7:28 AM
  • "Hedge Fund Giants Sell Apple, So What?" Forbes 7:14 AM
  • "No One Wants to Help Kanye West Get Out of Debt" PC Magazine 9:18 PM
  • "Making STEM your daughter's BFF/A group aiming to get more math and science teachers into schools attracts some big-name backers. The long-term goal: get more women and minorities into the tech industry." CNET 7:54 PM
  • "Can Podcasting Ever Be an Industry?" The Information [Subscription Required for Full Article] 2:28 PM
  • "We Asked Experts What Would Happen If Everything Was Encrypted" PC Magazine 12:34 PM
  • "Why are some of the ugliest sites on the Web also the most popular?" The Next Web 8:55 AM
  • "Revisiting The Google Pixel C - Better, But Not There Yet" AnandTech 7:50 AM
  • "How the Smartphone is Redefining Dating Norms" Tech.pinions 7:36 AM
  • "SNL Designer Bonnie Siegler Explains Difference Between Good and Great Design" Layers Magazine 7:36 AM