“The only way we know is to write a piece of software that we view as the software equivalent of cancer.”
Apple’s Tim Cook in an interview with ABC News.
The ongoing debate of whether Apple should help the FBI in accessing the phone of one of the San Bernardino killers has sparked global debate. Whilst Apple strongly feels that the FBI should not have access to the phone at all costs, is this really a justified response from Apple?
Recent polls conducted suggested that 51% of Americans asked believed that the company should comply with the FBI. Even though many technology companies, such as Microsoft and Google, have backed Apple’s decision, most have stayed mute. Many big figures are also backing the FBI, such as Bill Gates, who said that the tech giant should comply in this particular instance. All of this makes one question, is Apple really doing the right thing…
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