Apple should let the FBI hack into Apple iPhones. Hacking into some iPhones can help by catching criminals. Apple being hacked into can help with crimes. Apple could let the FBI hack into iPhones, but Apple doesn’t want the FBI to do that. Apple thinks people will get mad because their privacy will be taken away. Apple should let the FBI hack into iPhones because it could help by catching crimes.
Since criminal’s were hiding things, the FBI wanted to hack into Apple iPhones. According to Randall Holcombe, “Instead, the FBI wanted Apple to write new software to unlock Syed Farook’s iPhone.” In December, Farook and his wife killed people in a mass shooting. The FBI wanted to hack into Apple software because Farook was hiding something. The FBI wanted the Apple company to make a new type of software where they could hack into Farook’s phone. The fourth amendment says the government can have the right to search personal property.
Apple has privacy features, so no one can hack into their software. According to Whitt Flora, “However, the FBI’s decision to drop its lawsuit against Apple does not justify the actions of Tim Cook, Apple’s chief executive officer (CEO).” The FBI wanted Apple to write a new software, but Apple did not want to. The FBI didn’t want Apple to turn over information Apple already had. The purpose of the law is to protect people’s rights, but to protect some people, the FBI needed to see what was on Farook’s phone. The FBI wants to keep people safe from the shootings, but Apple refuses to help. Tim Cook refused to unlock Farook’s phone because it would be helping the FBI.
Apple wanted people to have their privacy. Because of the privacy features of the iPhone, the FBI could not search Farook's phone for information about the attack without Apple's help.” (Randall G. Holcombe 2016) The FBI could not search anything about the attack that Farook held because Farook had the news under privacy settings. The FBI needed help from the Apple company. The Apple company refused because everybody’s rights would be at stake. The FBI needed the information to Farook’s phone because the information could help the FBI by telling them what Farook planned on doing.
Apple should let the FBI hack into Apple iPhones. Criminal’s were hiding things on their phone, so the FBI wanted to hack into their iPhone. No one can hack into Apple because they have privacy features. Apple thinks people should have their privacy.