Hearing In FBI, Apple Case Vacated Due To Unlock Method Of ‘Outside Party’

Mealey's (March 22, 2016, 8:31 AM EDT) -- RIVERSIDE, Calif. — On the eve of a scheduled March 22 hearing over a Feb. 16 order requiring Apple Inc. to unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino, Calif., shooters, a California federal magistrate judge on March21 granted the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s ex parte application to vacate the hearing in light of an alternate method of unlocking the phone offered by an unnamed “outside party” (In the matter of the search of an Apple iPhone seized during the execution of a search warrant...
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