Federal prosecutors are accusing Apple of misleading the public in its battle with the FBI over access to a terrorist’s iPhone.

The court filing portrayed the conflict as a tug of war between FBI agents trying to solve a crime and a private company wishing to protect its reputation and brand. Prosecutors also accused Apple of making misleading statements, saying that the government was not requesting the company to create a “back door” to every person’s iPhone, reports Maura Dolan. The software, in fact, prosecutors say, could be kept in Apple’s custody.

Maybe not a back door then but a slippery slope instead?

Read more at The Los Angeles Times


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