• Apple gave the FBI access to the iCloud account of a protester accused of setting police cars on fire

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Ted Warren/AP
    Apple granted the FBI access to the iCloud account of a protester accused of setting police cars on fire in Seattle this summer, according to court documents.
    Once it had access to the protester's account, the FBI found screenshots of an Instagram post promoting the protest, a screenshot of a recipe for a Molotov cocktail, and videos of "a green glass bottle" in an unzipped backpack.
    It's routine for Apple to comply with court-issued search warrants, but the cooperation contrasts with Attorney General William Barr's previous complaints that Apple has hindered investigations...
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