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FBI Standoff: What’s Next for Apple

The Takeaway:

Today is the deadline for Apple to respond to a judicial order to unlock the iPhone that belonged to San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook. The federal government has also asked for the company’s help in unlocking nine additional phones.

But Apple has refused to comply—on Thursday, it filed a formal opposition to the federal court order. As the standoff between the tech giant and the FBI continues, the presidential candidates are weighing in.

Nuala O’Connor tells The Takeaway where the Apple-FBI fight goes from here, and discusses the broader issues of privacy and security in the United States.

Full audio here.