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Apple: FBI Wants Access To Many Different iPhones

Despite the FBI's insistence that it's focused on the San Bernardino terrorism case, authorities want access to more than one iPhone.

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TerryB
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TerryB,
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3/1/2016 | 9:40:27 AM
Re: Democracy???
Steve, it's not slanted. I'm sure when you do it you'll match GOP guys. Be sure and take the detailed questions (more in each category) to get best match. Funniest thing was girl in office who is GOP but hates Trump. She matched 99% with Trump, I'm not letting her live that down. :-)  She did not take detail questions.

https://www.isidewith.com/political-quiz
batye
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batye,
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3/1/2016 | 1:10:40 AM
Re: National Security Access
@stevew928, interesting points and questions...
stevew928
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stevew928,
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3/1/2016 | 12:31:23 AM
Re: Democracy???
No, I'm saying if that's how the results came out, it seems like it was designed / weighted towards a Democrat slant, especially if Hillary came out near Bernie. (for example, if regulating Wall Street, abortion, and fighting ISIS are equally rated, how does Hillary even rank? Hillary should only rank if you're looking for a pro-establishment leftist.)

But, also thise 'rate the issue' things don't really work because all the issues aren't equal. For example, while I'm not necessarily for building a wall between the US and Mexico, it's *WAY* more important to me that the candidate is pro-life... and not just playing that card because they've signed onto the Republican ticket, but really believes that and can articulate why. If they can't, they just don't belong in a leadership capacity.

Or, I think going after ISIS (the real ISIS, not the fake one created by the State Department) is probably a good thing, but not the way it's being done. So, how would I even answer such a simple question? How would I weight that?

Here's the thing, often these single issues are actually pretty critical things the people feel strongly about. My problem is that neither party really even comes close to matching my positions.

I think we're going to have to, somewhat, put the red/blue thing out of our minds a bit (though not give up on our ideals) and get the corrupt people out, starting with Congress, no matter what party they are. They might take some voting across lines, encouraging good people to run, or even running ourselves if we're up to it. A good, semi-competent person with some integrity can't do worse!
stevew928
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stevew928,
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3/1/2016 | 12:19:24 AM
Re: National Security Access
They've got the phone. It's actually owned by the shooters employer. They're welcome to have at it all they like.

What they can't do, is force Apple to create a tool to break the security mechanisms in general. That's unconstutional and VERY dangerous.

Is this still the USA we're talking about here? It seem the FBI thinks they are in North Korea or something.
Broadway0474
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2/29/2016 | 11:13:13 PM
Re: National Security Access
impactnow, you raise an incredible point. Is Apple's fight too little too late? The government's already got the capabilities to invade our digital and mobile space. I know the argument is that hackers will benefit from the iphone backdoor too, but as far as the government's concerned, I think there's more to this fight.
shakeeb
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shakeeb,
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2/29/2016 | 10:22:03 PM
Re: Did'nt John McAfee offer to do it for the FBI for Free?
@Ashu – That means the data is now going beyond US borders?
shakeeb
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2/29/2016 | 10:07:55 PM
Re: Did'nt John McAfee offer to do it for the FBI for Free?
@Ashu – True FBI without the knowledge could easily screw thing up. I'm glad they didn't format the phone remotely. I expected much worse from them.
shakeeb
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2/29/2016 | 10:02:55 PM
Re: Did'nt John McAfee offer to do it for the FBI for Free?
@stevew928 – Yes I doubt they have the technical expertise to go in an out of a phone unnoticed hence they try doing things they don't know and fail.
shakeeb
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shakeeb,
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2/29/2016 | 10:00:21 PM
Re: Did'nt John McAfee offer to do it for the FBI for Free?
@ PedroGonzale – Yes they can and have the authority to ask for access for National security reasons. If not given access I'm sure they would make Apple's life miserable. 
shakeeb
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shakeeb,
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2/29/2016 | 9:57:51 PM
Re: Did'nt John McAfee offer to do it for the FBI for Free?
FBI messed it up I don't think Apple should be helping them to unlock this phone. They could always take MacAfee's support on this. 
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