Apple против спецагентов

ВИРДЖИНИЯ-БИЧ – Отказавшись разблокировать мобильный телефон одного из участников декабрьской атаки экстремистов в Сан-Бернардино (штат Калифорния), компания Apple вступила в публичный конфликт с Министерством юстиции США и ФБР. У этого спора далекоидущее последствия с точки зрения конфиденциальности данных во всём мире. Однако случай не так прост, как может показаться на первый взгляд.

Будучи человеком, давно причастным к американской разведке, я уверен, что у ФБР уже есть доступ к iPhone Сайеда Ризвана Фарука. Это старая модель телефона Apple с технологией, которая ранее – при других обстоятельствах – уже была взломана.

В требовании ФБР к Apple странно и другое: зачем правительство Соединённых Штатов снизошло до публичного спора по этому поводу? ФБР – это самая могущественная правоохранительная организация страны, и Apple рано или поздно будет вынуждена выполнить все её требования. (Уведомление: у меня есть акции Apple).

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