Recently, US President Donald Trump took to Twitter to criticize Apple for its refusal to assist the FBI in unlocking two suspects’ iPhones in a shooting at a Florida Navy base.
In a tweet, Trump said that the US government helped Apple all the time on trade and a lot of other issues, but they refused to unlock iPhones used by killers, drug dealers and people. other.
“We are helping Apple with commercial and other issues, but they refuse to request to unlock the phone used by killers, drug dealers and some criminals. other violence. They will need to take responsibility and help America prosper, ”Trump wrote on Twitter January 14.
Earlier, the FBI had asked Apple for help to unlock a suspect’s iPhone during a Florida shooting. Although the Cupertino company did not follow this request, it said it provided law enforcement agencies with gigabytes of other data. Despite this, Justice Secretary William Barr publicly criticized Apple and said that the company did not provide necessary help to investigators.
Apple then made a long statement of its own, in which they made it clear that they were promptly providing assistance to law enforcement agencies during a shooting attack in Florida. The company also added that it provided the FBI with all the information they had.
According to: appleinsider