Facebook, Microsoft and Google officially support Apple against the FBI
Apple’s ensuing fight with the FBI and its support from unexpected rivals Facebook, Google, Twitter and Microsoft has turned the recent Apple vs. FBI case into a great big ball game making the four giants of Silicon Valley rally behind Apple in its standoff with the US Judiciary and the FBI. The IT majors will stanchly support Apple in its stance of refusing to hack the iPhone of the terrorist involved in the San Bernardino killings on Dec 2nd 2015.
1 Apple refused to comply with FBI to hack its iPhone
The FBI wanted Apple to hack into its phone operating system to disable its security features. Apple flatly refused claiming it would not only go against its own company policies but the move would put all iPhone users at risk of security and privacy.