Apple Execs Face Jail In France After Lawsuit Over Slowing Down iPhones

By Rory Mulholland, Thelocal.fr -

A French activist group has launched a criminal lawsuit against Apple over its policy of slowing down older iPhones in a case that could see the tech giant 's executives jailed and cost it five [...]

How Shareholder Pressure Worked At Apple

By Andrew Behar, www.ecowatch.com -

By Andrew Behar for Eco Watch - A classic example of a negotiation with a notoriously tough corporation that was quite heated (but ended up with a positive change) took place leading up to May 2, [...]

iPhone Or iExploit? Rampant Labor Violations In Apple’s Supply Chain

By Nicki Lisa Cole, www.truth-out.org -

By Nicki Lisa Cole for Truthout - Right now hundreds of thousands of young Chinese workers are laboring on iPhone 7 production lines. With these products set to launch in September, the final [...]

Black Lives Matter Joins Apple In Encryption Fight

By Joan McCarter, www.dailykos.com -

By Joan McCarter for Daily Kos - Civil rights groups have a profound and long-standing interest in law enforcement and the surveillance state, that's what has them joining Apple in its fight with [...]

What’s Really At Stake In The Apple Encryption Debate

By Julia Angwin, www.propublica.org -

By Julia Angwin for Pro Publica - The FBI’s much-discussed request to Apple can seem innocuous: Help us extract six weeks of encrypted data from the locked iPhone of Syed Farook, an employee of [...]

Black Lives Matter Protestors Join Chicago Apple Store Rally

By Staff, www.abc7chicago.com -

By Staff of ABC 7 and The Associated Press - CHICAGO (WLS) -- Rallies took place Tuesday evening at Apple stores in Chicago and in cities across the world to protest a court order forcing the [...]

40+ Cities Rally Tuesday Against FBI Over Apple Conflict

By Evan Greer, www.PopularResistance.org -

Evan Greer for Fight For The Future. The FBI just got a judge to order Apple to create a backdoor into the iPhone — putting all of our safety at risk by exposing personal information to hackers, [...]

Secret Memo Details U.S.’s Broader Strategy To Crack Phones

By Michael Riley and Jordan Robertson, www.bloomberg.com -

By Michael Riley and Jordan Robertson for Bloomberg Business - Silicon Valley celebrated last fall when the White House revealed it would not seek legislation forcing technology makers to install [...]

FBI Demands Apple Grant Power To Hack All iPhone Users

By Kevin Gosztola, www.shadowproof.com -

By Kevin Gosztola for Shadowproof - Apple CEO Tim Cook announced the company will oppose the court order, declaring, “The U.S. government has asked us for something we simply do not have, and [...]

Snowden: Apple Should Continue To Fight Gov’t On Encryption

By Jenna McLaughlin, www.firstlook.org -

By Jenna McLaughlin in The Intercept - As the Obama administration campaign to stop the commercialization of strong encryption heats up, National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden is [...]

The CIA Campaign To Steal Apple’s Secrets

By Jeremy Scahill and Josh Begley, www.firstlook.org -

RESEARCHERS WORKING with the Central Intelligence Agency have conducted a multi-year, sustained effort to break the security of Apple’s iPhones and iPads, according to top-secret documents [...]

Apple Could Lead If It Had An iConscience

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Tim Cook says he wants Apple to be about more than just profit . Among other things the quote “We believe that workers everywhere have the right to a safe and fair work environment,” stood out [...]