Reply to post: Re: They are clearly hoping to push legislation for a backdoor

Apple calls BS on FBI, AG: We're totally not dragging our feet in murder probe iPhone decryption. PS: No backdoors

NiceCuppaTea

Re: They are clearly hoping to push legislation for a backdoor

So, typically your iCloud is used for backups right.... in case your phone is destroyed / lost / broken, some of us use iDevices but dont want that manky iTunes on our computers right so the phone backs itself / photos etc up to the cloud. If the backup is encrypted with a key thats only present on the device then the backups become kinda useless in the typical recovery scenarios.

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