Apple general counsel Bruce Sewell slams Department of Justice for “false accusations and innuendo”

We add security features to protect our customers from hackers and criminals. And the FBI should be supporting us in this because it keeps everyone safe. To suggest otherwise is demeaning. It cheapens the debate and it tries to mask the real and serious issues. I can only conclude that the DoJ is so desperate at this point that it has thrown all decorum to the winds.

Apple general counsel Bruce Sewell, responding to the latest brief filed by the Department of Justice In the Matter of the Search of an Apple iPhone Seized During the Execution of a Search Warrant on a Black Lexus IS300, California License Plate 35KGD203. Apple is fighting a court order to force it help the FBI break into an iPhone used by one of the perpetrators of the San Bernardino attacks.