Law Privacy

  • FBI Director Comey on Apple court order

    FBI Director James B. Comey answers a question about the Apple court order at The House Select Intelligence Committee hearing on worldwide threats.

  • Rep. Goodlatte: Privacy vs. security not a new issue

    Rep. Bob Goodlatte, (R) Judiciary Committee chair, discusses how the implication of encrypted technology for both Americans' privacy and security.

  • Apple's fight with FBI: Expert

    If anyone can get away with picking a fight with the FBI, it's Apple, says Eric Dezenhall, Dezenhall Resources, weighing in on Tim Cook's refusal to provide the federal government with the code to unlock the iPhone of the San Bernardino shooter.

  • What Tim Cook got wrong: Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

    The "Squawk Box" news team and Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, discuss Tim Cook's firm stand not to comply with the FBI request.

  • Cook speaks out on iPhone hacking

    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.

  • Rep. Pompeo: Apple-FBI case easy

    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.

  • Apple has taken the right position: Ron Paul

    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.

  • MasterCard to use selfies for security

    Ann Cairns, head of international markets for MasterCard, talks about the potential of using biometrics for identity checks.

  • A man walks outside the Apple store on the Fifth Avenue in New York on February 17, 2016.

    Neither the FBI nor Apple are clear winners when it comes to consumer attitudes.

  • Bill Gates backs FBI on iPhone hack

    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.

  • Gen. Hayden: No black and white between privacy and security

    Former NSA Director Gen. Michael Hayden, discusses his new book, "Playing to the Edge" which chronicles his tenure as the head of national security.

  • Defending Apple: Gen. Hayden

    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.

  • Bill Gates backs FBI hack request

    Billionaire Bill Gates breaks ranks with Silicon Valley in the fight between Apple and the FBI over encryption.

  • The problems of managing data

    Stephen Waldis, CEO of Synchronoss, talks about the importance of the cloud and keeping data safe.

  • Red Hat CEO: Makes sense to open data

    Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat, talks about the Apple and FBI row and says it makes sense to open data in some cases.

  • Amb. Jeffrey: Tim Cook is right

    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. Issa: Creating a backdoor is unlawful, unwise & unsafe

    Rep. Darrell Issa, Oversight & Government Reform Committee Chairman, (R) California explains why he's on Apple's side in the fight against the FBI.

  • Tim Cook: This case bigger than a single phone

    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.

  • There is no privacy: Scott McNealy

    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.

  • Big Tech takes on  DOJ

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports tensions are high as big tech names like Apple, Microsoft, Twitter and Amazon take on big government.