Tech giant Apple and investigation giant FBI appeared in confrontation on the data mining of cell phone San Bernardino shooter.Apple denied the access to the phone conversation of Syed Farook’s phone.This conlict started a new debate of data protection of users by the cell phone companies and FBI, which equally important in the respect of state security.
Apple chief executive Tim Cook said in a strongly worded open letter posted late Tuesday on the company’s website.
“We have great respect for the professionals at the FBI, and we believe their intentions are good,” “Up to this point, we have done everything that is both within our power and within the law to help them,” it continued. “But now the U.S. government has asked us for something we simply do not have, and something we consider too dangerous to create. They have asked us to build a backdoor to the iPhone.”
Now at this point both the industry and FBI are at crucial point.Apple donot want to release the information of the user and it vital information for FBI for further investigation.On Friday FBI releases the hundred pages document to provide the detail on matter.
In the umbrella of Freedom of Information of Act FBI disclosed to crack the information of Syed FArook’s phone.It also casts many doubt about FBI wether it will be conducted for best of public or just for the sake of information to get about terrorist.
There are so many question about the financial requirements to the vendor who has cracked the information, will the information be safe with this third party or not.on Friday FBI finally responded to all these questions and releases a 100 document and content delivered to court for all these investigations.
well , the interesting fact about the deal is that it has developed a tool to crack Apple’s information which may be used in future. The nature of the deal and the amount paid to the company is redacted. The Bureau also signed a non-disclosure with the vendor. They also make clear that it had received requests from three different companies all of which were interesting in developing cracks for the iPhone.