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Experts Ponder Old Laws' Usefulness In The Age Of Smartphones

Apple's clash with the federal government over unlocking the phone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters has exposed how inadequate much of U.S. law is in the face of fast-evolving technologies.

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Laura Sydell fell in love with the intimate storytelling qualities of radio, which combined her passion for theatre and writing with her addiction to news. Over her career she has covered politics, arts, media, religion, and entrepreneurship. Currently Sydell is the Digital Culture Correspondent for NPR's All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, and NPR.org.

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