(NBC News) – The House Judiciary Committee is weighing in on the privacy fight between the Justice Department and Apple.
A California judge has ordered Apple to help the government hack a terrorist’s locked iPhone.
The question lawmakers want to know: Will that have far-reaching privacy effects for all phone owners?
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Testifying before the judiciary committee Tuesday, F.B.I. Director James Comey says Apple’s new encryption is so powerful only that company can help hack the iPhone of San Bernardino terrorist Syed Farook.
Still, he acknowledges what the government previously denied: This fight is about far more than just one phone.
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