[cryptome] Re: [Cryptography] USG v. Apple, Apple Motion to Vacate Decrypt Order

  • From: John Young <jya@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: Henry Baker <hbaker1@xxxxxxxxxxxx>,cypherpunks@xxxxxxxxxx, cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx,cryptography@xxxxxxxxxxxx, cryptography@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2016 14:15:24 -0500

At 11:13 AM 2/26/2016, Henry Baker wrote:

If this interpretation of the All Writs Act is upheld, then the DOJ will have to consult with the intelligence community prior to compelling companies like Apple to decrypt phones. It would be quite interesting for DOJ to publicly stipulate that NSA could (or could not) break into iOS 8 or 9. This is truly a sticky wicket, since the intelligence community is generally prohibited from working on domestic issues.

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