Apple engineers prepared to step down because of FBI lawsuit ‘

Mar

21

2016

Apple engineers have said willing to take his dismissal by the American company if it so far is that Apple is ordered by the court to build a backdoor into iOS. Some would have stopped work now.

According to sources from the New York Times would amount to about six engineers, Apple could be ordered by the court to modify its operating system, say they will refuse possible or will resign. Apple has already previously stated in court that six to ten engineers and a month would need time to make the required adjustments. As a major Apple employees, however, give the effervescent on the orders of the court, the company is unlikely to fulfill this prediction more.

At the time, the Apple employees refuse to work to perform but not resign, Apple may be accused of contempt of court be written because the company simply ignoring a court order. There may be fines and penalties again opposite. It would be different again as the staff officially calling in sick or simply resign. Then there is a clear case of force majeure.

The FBI wants to get access to the contents of the iPhone 5c Syed Farook, the gunman who killed 14 people in San Bernadino in December of last year. On his smartphone is a lockscreen security that can not crack the FBI. Therefore asked the Apple service to make adjustments to iOS to make it possible for the FBI to bypass security. Apple refuses because such backdoor installation is irreversible in iOS, could fall into the wrong hands, then would pose a security risk to many iOS users. “Such an obligation is an insult to the values โ€‹โ€‹of Apple and poses a major threat to the autonomy of the company and its employees,” the lawyers of the company presented at trial. Apple does not refuse to cooperate fully with the FBI; the company has all the latest iCloud backups of your device delivered to the FBI, but that is not content with the fact.

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