News Groups File FOIA Suit Over FBI’s Unlocking Of San Bernardino Shooter’s Phone

(September 20, 2016, 12:58 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Six months after the Federal Bureau of Investigation gained access to the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino, Calif., terrorists via assistance of an unidentified third party, three news organizations filed suit in District of Columbia federal court Sept. 16, seeking to compel the FBI to disclose details about its business transaction with this unknown vendor under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), citing public interest and privacy concerns (The Associated Press, et al. v. Federal Bureau of Investigation, No. 1:16-cv-01850, D....
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