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Feinstein wants tougher action against Apple over San Bernardino iPhone

Posted By Administration, Thursday, February 25, 2016

Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California is calling on Congress to take a tougher stand against Apple for its refusal to help the FBI unlock the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook, saying a proposal for a commission to study the issue doesn’t go far enough.

“I have been reeling back in surprise because I didn’t think a company would set itself above the law, particularly a California-based company like Apple,” Feinstein said in an interview with McClatchy.

The comments, which put Feinstein at odds with one of her state’s largest companies, come as Rep. Michael McCaul, a Texas Republican who chairs the House Homeland Security Committee, and Sen. Mark Warner, a Virginia Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Wednesday announced a proposal for a commission on digital security.

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Frederick J. Northrop says...
Posted Friday, February 26, 2016
What an outrageous mischaracterization of Apple's response. But then what more is to be expected form someone in bed with the NSA on bugging our phones?
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