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Old 02-19-2016, 06:18 PM   #541
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so my OCD mom will be republican? no way.
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So Donald Trump wants the government to be able to hack your phone. Weren't Republicans all about liberty*?

*unless we are talking about a woman's liberty over her own body.


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I think Apple is 100% wrong in the stance they've taken here.

Legally speaking anyway.
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Apple is wrong to think that my phone contains worthy information to be stolen. I don't even have friends' numbers
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I think Apple is 100% wrong in the stance they've taken here.

Legally speaking anyway.
It's not just about the one phone though.

The FBI is asking Apple to completely rewrite iOS to create a backdoor. Literally nobody's iPhone would ever be secure again if they do this because it would take the bad guys approximately 0.3 seconds to crack it.

It's the equivalent to the FBI demanding a master key to every American house's front door lock and publicly announcing where they keep it. It's stupid and blindingly unconstitutional, and Apple would be insane to agree to it. It would instantly kill their entire enterprise business (no company is going to buy iPhones for their employees if they have zero security).
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Yeah, Apple is 100% right. This is patriot act type stuff the government is asking for, the right to invade its citizens' privacy in the name of security.
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Fox News national poll has Sanders ahead of Clinton by three points. First time that's happened thus far.

Ummmm, it's Fox News. It doesn't all of a sudden become a reliable source when it says something you want it to say. In fact I don't think this is the first time, but I can't be bothered to look. Fox is so anti-Clinton is doesn't surprise me in the least bit.


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believe it or not, i got Republican (57% conservative).
It told me I am 30% Green Party and I am nuts.
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It's not just about the one phone though.

The FBI is asking Apple to completely rewrite iOS to create a backdoor. Literally nobody's iPhone would ever be secure again if they do this because it would take the bad guys approximately 0.3 seconds to crack it.

It's the equivalent to the FBI demanding a master key to every American house's front door lock and publicly announcing where they keep it. It's stupid and blindingly unconstitutional, and Apple would be insane to agree to it. It would instantly kill their entire enterprise business (no company is going to buy iPhones for their employees if they have zero security).
The legal case is considerably more complicated and the blind assertions that this is unconstitutional are generally being made by the public who doesn't really understand constitutional law.

This is a very good read, I'd encourage everyone to read it but it's fairly legalese and I will admit these sorts of things can even put a lawyer to sleep. But very interesting and well thought out.

Apple is Selling You a Phone, Not Civil Liberties: https://www.lawfareblog.com/apple-se...ivil-liberties
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so my OCD mom will be republican? no way.
I consider myself DCO the polar opposite of OCD.
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It looks like the lead author is ex-NSA, so it seems biased.
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