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DOJ ups ante: New motion asks court to force Apple to help FBI crack attacker's iPhone

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    The government today filed a motion in federal court asking a judge to immediately compel Apple to assist the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in accessing the iPhone 5C used by Syed Rizwan Farook, one of the people accused of killing 14 in San Bernardino, Calif. two months ago.

    "Rather than assist the effort to fully investigate a deadly terrorist attack by obeying this Court's Order of February 16, 2016, Apple has responded by publicly repudiating that order," the government's motion stated. "Apple has attempted to design and market its product to allow technology, rather than the law, to control access to data which has been found by this Court to be warranted for an important investigation."

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