DOJ Reasserts Need For Order Compelling Apple To Unlock IPhone In New York Case

Mealey's (April 8, 2016, 1:56 PM EDT) -- BROOKLYN, N.Y. — In an April 8 letter in New York federal court, the U.S. government confirmed that it still seeks an order requiring Apple Inc. to help it gain access to a locked iPhone seized from a drug trafficking suspect (In re Order Requiring Apple Inc. to Assist in the Execution of a Search Warrant Issued by This Court, No. 1:15-mc-01902, E.D. N.Y.).

(Letter available. Document #68-160414-023B.)

The letter was submitted in response to an inquiry from the presiding judge.

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