Cook: FBI asking Apple to write software equivalent of cancer

February 24, 2016 11:54 PM

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Cook: FBI asking Apple to write software equivalent of cancer

The FBI is asking Apple to write the "software equivalent of cancer," Apple CEO Tim Cook said in his first public interview since a federal judge ordered Apple to help law enforcement break into the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino, Calif., shooters.

"The only way to get information — at least currently, the only way we know — would be to write a piece of software that we view as sort of the equivalent of cancer. We think it's bad news to write. We would never write it. We have never written it — and that is what is at stake here," Cook said. "W...

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