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Apple refuses court order to unlock IPhone of San Bernardino killer

Apple refuses court order to unlock IPhone of San Bernardino killer
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Tech giant Apple has been ordered to assist the F.B.I to unlock the IPhone used by one of the attackers in the San Bernardino shootings that left 14

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Tech giant Apple has been ordered to assist the F.B.I to unlock the IPhone used by one of the attackers in the San Bernardino shootings that left 14 people dead.

FBI investigating San Bernardino killings as 'an act of terrorism' #VIDEO#NEWS#HIPHOPhttps://t.co/KurwsNJvzJpic.twitter.com/NA0BXHj1zR

— LAVALORDZ (@LAVALORDZ) February 4, 2016

The ruling was handed down by a judge in California after agents had been unable to access the phone used by one of the killers, Syed Rizwan Farook

San Bernadino killings husband and wife had been on target practice the week before. https://t.co/excW239BLJpic.twitter.com/VZzZmMoZ4s

— The Daily Telegraph (@dailytelegraph) December 8, 2015

Farook was shot by police along with his wife Tashfeen Malik .

Apple has refused to cooperate with the F.B.I and will oppose the judge’s decision.

Apple's Tim Cook slams US court order to unlock California terrorist's phone as 'chilling' https://t.co/PHErdZEgbopic.twitter.com/IalkKEEQa5

— CNBC International (@CNBCi) February 17, 2016

The company says providing access to its technology would compromise the personal data of millions of Apple users.

Authorities insist the phone may contain vital information about the murderers and their motivation.

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