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FBI Director defends iPhone 5C unlock tool that's obviously going to leak into wrong hands

Esme

The trouble is

right here:

"The people we bought this from – I know a fair amount about them and I have a high degree of confidence that they are very good at protecting it and that their motivations align with ours."

- and I doubt anybody outside the USA (aside from, maybe, the denizens of GCHQ) trusts the FBI in a good way (I note that a criminal gang would fit the requirements of the statement quoted above). The various secruity agencies in the West need to get real and acknowledge that they've betrayed the trust that the populace they're supposed to protect had placed in them. They've turned themselves into exactly the kind of bad actor that we DON'T want around, and set themselves against the rest of us. This is not likely to end well.

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