A federal judge has ruled in favor of Apple in its battle against the FBI over unlocking the phone of a drug dealer. Why is it important? Because the judge says the FBI cannot use a 200-year-old law in order to gain access to your phone — the same law they are trying to use to access the phone of the San Bernardino shooter.
This is a Reality Check you won’t see anywhere else.
Reality Check: Judge says FBI cannot use 200 year-old law to justify forcing Apple to break encryption
Posted by Ben Swann on Tuesday, March 1, 2016