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FBI May Unlock iPhone Without Apple's Help. Then What?

A last-minute court filing says that the Federal Bureau of Investigation may not need Apple’s help to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino killers.

Instead, a mysterious third party has come forward with a possible way of bypassing the phone’s encryption, awarding a short-term victory to Apple while also raising concern among privacy advocates about the long-term possibilities.

Dawn Chmielewski of Re/code speaks with Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti about what this latest move by the FBI means for the future.


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