FBI Covering Tracks with Censorship in Phone Hacking Case

The FBI’s controversial decision to hack into the phone of the San Bernardino shooter last year has many 4th Amendment proponents worried.

the FBI has released no pertinent information in the case of the San Bernardino shooter’s phone hacking, a disappointing development for the 4th Amendment in America.

When Apple Computers refused to unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone to aid the FBI in their investigation of the terror incident, the bureau was forced to resort to hiring a secretive hacking collective to get their answers.  Now, as the details of that transaction are made public, the FBI has heavily censored the reports, leading many to believe that no new information can even be gleaned from the documents.

“The FBI has released 100 pages of heavily censored documents related to its agreement with an unidentified vendor to hack into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California,…

Andrew West

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