The Atlantic : Apple Wins Round One in its Encryption Fight With the Government

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A federal judge in New York rules in the company’s favor on the same legal principle that the FBI is using in California.

NYT > Technology: Apple Wins Ruling in New York iPhone Hacking Order

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A federal judge denied the use of the All Writs Act, a law that federal authorities have cited in insisting on Apple’s help breaking into iPhones.


Techmeme: Brooklyn federal judge rules in drug case that government can’t use All Writs Act to force Apple to unlock iPhones (Katie Benner/New York Times)

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Brooklyn federal judge rules in drug case that government can’t use All Writs Act to force Apple to unlock iPhones  —  Apple Wins Ruling in New York iPhone Hacking Order  —  A federal judge denied the United States government’s request to open an Apple iPhone in a drug case in New York …

Ars Technica: Apple prevails in forced iPhone unlock case in New York court

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All Writs Act can’t be used to achieve legislative goal that Congress hasn’t granted.

9to5Mac: New York judge rules that the government can’t force Apple to unlock an iPhone

New York judge rules that the government can’t force Apple to unlock an iPhone

As Apple’s battle with the FBI drags on this week, a judge in New York has added a new wrinkle to the case. A magistrate judge in New York today has ruled that the government, using the All Writs Act, cannot force Apple to unlock an iPhone. This specific case this judge presides over is a drug trafficking investigation, which was mentioned last week as one of the more than a dozen other cases in which the government is asking Apple to help it obtain data from a locked iPhone.

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Apple – BGR: New York judge rules U.S. government can’t force Apple to unlock iPhones

New York judge rules U.S. government can’t force Apple to unlock iPhones
Just one day before Apple is set to take part in a congressional hearing on encryption, a federal judge out of New York issued a ruling stating that the U.S. government cannot rely upon the All Writs Act to force Apple to unlock an iPhone that was seized as part of a drug case. DON’T MISS: New Tesla Model 3 details revealed one month before its big unveiling “After reviewing the facts in the record and the parties’ arguments, I conclude that none of those factors justifies imposing on Apple the obligation to assist the government’s investigation against its will,” Judge James Orenstein’s order reads in part. "Nothing in the government’s arguments suggests any principled limit on how far a