READ: Court order instructing Apple to help FBI break into phone of San Bernardino gunman
PUBLISHED Tue, February 16, 2016 - 9:11pm EST
U.S. Magistrate Judge Sheri Pym in California has ordered Apple to assist the Federal Bureau of Investigation in breaking into the encrypted phone of Syed Rizwan Farook, who was one of the two shooters who carried out an attack in San Bernardino in December, killing 14 people. The FBI had earlier indicated that it was unable to break into Farook's phone.
GOVERNMENT'S MOTION FOR ORDER COMPELLING APPLE TO ASSIST:
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