ACLU staff attorney Alex Abdo explains why the court order requiring Apple to hack into an iPhone crosses a dangerous line and risks setting a precedent that would fundamentally undermine cybersecurity for everyone.
Either American companies are allowed to offer secure products to their consumers, or the U.S. government is allowed to force those companies to break the security of their products, opening the door for malicious hackers and foreign intelligence agencies alike. For the sake of both our privacy and our security, the choice is clear.
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