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Apple Says FBI Gave it First Vulnerability Tip on April 14

By Joseph Menn (Reuters) – The FBI informed Apple Inc of a vulnerability in its iPhone and Mac software on April 14, the first time it had told the company

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FBI Decides Provisionally Not to Share iPhone Unlock: Sources

By Dustin Volz and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The FBI has provisionally decided not to share an iPhone unlocking mechanism used by a contractor to open the phone of

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FBI Paid More Than $1.3 Million to Break Into San Bernardino iPhone

By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey said on Thursday the agency paid more to get into the iPhone of one of the San

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Apple Refused China Request for Source Code in Last Two years: Lawyer

By Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Apple Inc <AAPL.O> has been asked by Chinese authorities within the last two years to hand over its source code but refused, the company’s

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Blackberry CEO Says Tech Firms Should Comply with Lawful Access Requests

TORONTO (Reuters) – Tech companies should comply with lawful requests to access protected data, BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen said on Monday, in thinly veiled criticism of rival Apple Inc

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Apple Opposes U.S. Appeal Over iPhone in New York Drug Case

By Nate Raymond and Dustin Volz NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Apple Inc said the U.S. government had failed to show a continued need for its help accessing a locked iPhone

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Apple, FBI to Clash Again in Congress Over Encryption

By Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Apple Inc <AAPL.O> and the FBI will return to Congress next week to testify before lawmakers about their heated disagreement over law enforcement access

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Long-Stalled Email Privacy Bill Advances in Congress

By Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Legislation that would require law enforcement to obtain a search warrant before asking technology companies to hand over old emails unanimously moved forward in

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Apple iPhone Unlocking Maneuver Likely to Remain Secret

By Joseph Menn and Mark Hosenball SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The company that helped the FBI unlock a San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone to get data has sole legal ownership of

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EU Privacy Watchdogs Could Seek U.S. Data Pact Review in Two Years

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European privacy watchdogs could ask for a review in two years of a new transatlantic data pact designed to help companies such as Microsoft

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