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Your iPhone and J.Edgar Hoover

J. Richard Cohen | Posted 03.22.2017 | Politics
J. Richard Cohen

Today, in the digital age, our surveillance tools are much more powerful than they were in the days when the FBI tapped MLK's phone and bugged his hotel rooms. That's why the legal dispute between Apple and the FBI is so important.

Apple's Backdoor

Reinier de Graaf | Posted 03.17.2017 | Technology
Reinier de Graaf

Today, when the average consumer database is hacked, the worst possible outcome is a loss of money and dignity. In the future, on an individual level, implanted medical devices could be caused to malfunction, and smart buildings, for all their intelligence, could become vulnerable to sabotage.

It's The Fourth Amendment, Not Apple, That Should Protect Americans' Privacy

Gary Hart | Posted 02.23.2017 | Politics
Gary Hart

If law enforcement is required to show probable cause to a judge that a crime has been committed or is being planned in order to execute a search, that burden -- not warrant-proof encryption -- is the strongest protection of our privacy from state intrusion.

Mark Cuban: A 'Standing Ovation' For Apple

Mark Cuban | Posted 02.18.2017 | Business
Mark Cuban

They did the exact right thing by not complying with the order. They are exactly right that this is a very, very slippery slope. And while the FBI is attempting to be very clear that this is a one-off request, there is no chance that it is.

Apple Takes A Stand For User Privacy

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.18.2014 | Technology

Apple unveiled a host of new privacy features Wednesday night and said it would not unlock encrypted iPhones and iPads for law enforcement under most ...

Matt Sledge

Why Apple's New Operating System May Upset The NSA | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Apple's new operating system, OS X Mavericks, doesn't just offer a spiffed up Web browser and extended battery life. It may also help prot...

The Great iPhone ID Caper: What Really Happened?

Adam Levin | Posted 11.14.2012 | Technology
Adam Levin

Will AntiSec make good on its promise to give more details about this hack? Is the FBI an innocent bystander here? Is Blue Toad going to hang out alone on the lily pad?

Apple Told Employee's Wife To Forget Everything She Knew About Secret Project

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 06.14.2012 | Technology

With its strict secrecy policies, Apple manages to maintain an air of mystery around works in progress, despite occasional internal leaks that spill ...

Jason Gilbert

iPhone Apps Stealing Your Contacts: What You Need To Know | Jason Gilbert | Posted 02.15.2012 | Technology

The controversy surrounding iPhone apps accessing users' address books appears to have come to a head: The Next Web reports that Rep. Henry Waxman (D-...

Lawmakers Demand Answers From Apple In Latest Privacy Controversy

Reuters | Gerry Shih | Posted 04.16.2012 | Technology

By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Under pressure from U.S. legislators, Apple Inc moved Wednesday to quell a swelling privacy con...

Apple Sued Over Spying Apps

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Apple was accused of of letting applications on the iPhone and iPad transmit personal information to advertisers without consent, in two separate laws...