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Apple CEO Tim Cook says it doesn't feel good to oppose the government but the iPhone hacking tools are the "equivalent of cancer," reports CNBC's Josh Lipton with the update.
Apple CEO Tim Cook and the FBI Director James Comey have been asked to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) of the Energy & Commerce Committee, says Apple needs to give the information over to the government.
Former Rep. Ron Paul, (R-Texas), shares his thoughts on Apple's refusal to fulfill the government's request to open the iPhone of the San Bernardino shooter.
Ann Cairns, head of international markets for MasterCard, talks about the potential of using biometrics for identity checks.
Neither the FBI nor Apple are clear winners when it comes to consumer attitudes.
FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION SAYS ASUSTEK COMPUTER AGREES TO SETTLE CHARGES THAT HOME ROUTERS, CLOUD SERVICES PUT CONSUMER PRIVACY AT RISK.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan and PCMag.com Editor-in-Chief Dan Costa discuss Bill Gates' stance that tech firms should comply with law enforcement investigations.
Former NSA Director Gen. Michael Hayden, discusses his new book, "Playing to the Edge" which chronicles his tenure as the head of national security.
America is more safe with end-to-end encryption, says former NSA Director Gen. Michael Hayden, discussing the politics of privacy and why the nation is safer without back doors.
Billionaire Bill Gates breaks ranks with Silicon Valley in the fight between Apple and the FBI over encryption.
Stephen Waldis, CEO of Synchronoss, talks about the importance of the cloud and keeping data safe.
Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat, talks about the Apple and FBI row and says it makes sense to open data in some cases.
Former Deputy National Security Advisor Amb. James Jeffrey, suspects the courts will support the government in the Apple case, but fears the consequential dangers of the unlocking capability.
Rep. Darrell Issa, Oversight & Government Reform Committee Chairman, (R) California explains why he's on Apple's side in the fight against the FBI.
Apple CEO Tim Cook sent a letter to employees saying "we knew we had to speak out" upon receiving the government order, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. Jim Cramer, weighs in.
Scott McNealy, Wayin co-founder and CEO, explains why we have to understand the fact that we've given up our privacy in the world and why people are scared of the government having access to personal data. If you want to get over it, vote for smaller government, says McNealy.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports tensions are high as big tech names like Apple, Microsoft, Twitter and Amazon take on big government.
Shane McGee, FireEye chief privacy officer, shares his thoughts on the dispute between Apple and the FBI to unlock the iPhone used by the gunman in the San Bernardino shooting.
This is about one cell phone, says Jacob Frenkel, Shulman Rogers partner, discussing Apple's fight with the FBI and plans to challenge a court order to unlock the shooter's iPhone in the San Bernardino attack.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the war of words between Apple and the FBI is heating up as the tech giant continues to resist a court order.