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Decision against Apple would give FBI ‘dangerous’ power

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    Apple dug in on its resistance to the government's demand that it help unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters, warning yesterday that complying with that court order would introduce a major new security vulnerability that would put millions of customers at risk.

    "This is not about the San Bernardino case. This is about the safety and security of every iPhone that is in use today," Bruce Sewel, Apple's senior vice president and general counsel told members of the House Judiciary Committee during a hearing on encryption and privacy.

    [ Related: Why Apple is right to fight FBI over iPhone access ]

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