Tech Trends | Battle between Apple and FBI heating up


SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The battle is heating up between Apple and the FBI.

Some big players are chiming in with their opinion about this controversy over smartphone encryption.

An encrypted iPhone was used by one of the shooters who killed 14 people in San Bernardino, and the government wants Apple to create software to help the FBI break into the phone.

KHON’s Tech Trends Reporter Gabe Slate fills us in on what’s new.

In the above video, you can hear from the big power players–Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak, and even NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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