Google, Facebook and Twitter, Microsoft and Amazon supports the position of Apple

Feb

29

2016

Several US technology companies plans to sign a memorandum of judicial solidarity to support the position of the company Apple in the current battle with the US Federal Bureau of Investigation with regard to helping to decrypt iPhone phone of the shooter in the incident , San Bernardino.

The informed sources told Reuters that each of the parent company of Olfabit Google, Microsoft, Facebook and Twitter support Apple’s position with the court by submitting to the Court stating their point of view in winning a legal dispute summary.

The Brad Smith, legal director of Microsoft’s support of Apple’s position in the listening session in Congress, as Amazon has stated its support for Apple, a spokesman for Amazon, said that the company is still working to provide legal summary of the court.

Apple and submitted a memorandum to the court which refers to the objection to the request of the US government, and added that its encryption unzip your phone iPhone, one of the shooters in the San Bernardino regarded as a violation of the rights of freedom of expression and to overcome the will of Congress.

The problem started after obtaining the FBI on a court order asked Apple to write a new program and take other measures to protect the disabled passcode and allow access to the iPhone phone information.

Pushing strongly the old debate for a long time about the possibility of control of law enforcement officials and intelligence digital communications and the possibility of decoding hardware encryption.

Apple submitted to the Court a request to cancel the order issued previously and who asked to assist the FBI in the decoding device encryption on the pretext that the phone encryption is a form of freedom of expression protected under the law, the violation of the court order with the laws of the Ministry of Justice and the US Constitution.

Apple claimed that the court had exceeded its jurisdiction, and noted that Congress has rejected legislation that would force companies to do what the Government required of them in situations similar to the currently requested by the Government of Apple.

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