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Here we go again: FBI has yet another terrorist’s iPhone that it can’t unlock

In 2016, the FBI and Apple engaged in a widely reported public relations battle over iPhone encryption. As a quick refresher, the FBI was unable to unlock an iPhone 5c belonging to Syed Farook, one of the perpetrators involved in a 2015 terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California. In turn, the FBI wanted Apple to create a custom version of iOS that would allow them to bypass the device’s lockscreen.
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