US law enforcement is taking on the tech giant in a case that has big implications for privacy and cybersecurity for millions of smartphone users

You may have heard that Apple and the FBI are fighting over an iPhone recovered during the investigation of the San Bernardino massacre last December, and that it may have serious implications for your own smartphone.

Apple has been asked to help break into that phone, and they have refused to comply; the FBI has gotten a court order compelling them to do so. Apple has said it will fight the order and the Feds have accused the firm of prioritising its “public brand marketing strategy” over a terrorism investigation.

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