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Apple Denied China’s Request for Source Code, Reveals Lawyer

Apple has denied a request by Chinese authorities to hand over its source code, a request made within the past two years, according to Apple general counsel Bruce Sewell, who made the statement in response to a line of attack from law enforcement officials during a hearing today, Reuters reports. The U.S. lawmakers were attempting to portray Apple...

Apple May Be Forced to Hand Over Entire iOS Source Code to FBI

The US Justice Department has a "cheaper" alternative that would exempt Apple from the "unduly burdensome" assistance the court and the FBI wants from the company based on the All Writs Act. You may recall from earlier reports that the FBI wants Apple to develop software (Apple calls it GovtOS and claims it would weaken...

Russia Wants Apple to Disclose Source Codes

Russian Communication Minister, Nikolay Nikoforov, met with Apple’s general manager in Russia Peter, Engrob Nielsen and SAP Russian Managing director Vyacheslav Orekhov ,to ask both parties to cooperate against foreign espionage (via Reuters). What Nikoforov proposed is for Apple and SAP to disclose their source codes to Russian authorities; measures designed for ensuring the right...