Price of privacy will be unlocked at Apple, FBI hearing

Apple lawyers and the FBI will make their cases on March 22 at a hearing before the U.S. District Court for the District of Central California. Fred Schneider, a Cornell University computer science professor who researches trustworthy computing and public policy, says the real issue is whether Americans want to regulate against building devices that […]

In Apple vs. FBI case, data protection is a matter of self-defense

Apple CEO Tim Cook says the U.S. government is attempting to force Apple to create a version of the iPhone operating system that would bypass the phone’s security features. Apple has refused, citing the importance of smartphones, the need for encryption, and the potential for setting a dangerous precedent. Cornell University engineering professor Stephen Wicker has […]