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Elspeth
10-31-2014, 02:48 AM
FBI And DOJ Hold Secret House Meeting With Plans Of Getting Access To Your iPhone
http://www.nationaljournal.com/tech/the-fbi-s-secret-house-meeting-to-get-access-to-your-iphone-20141030

The Obama administration is ramping up its campaign to force technology companies to help the government spy on their users.

FBI and Justice Department officials met with House staffers this week for a classified briefing on how encryption is hurting police investigations, according to staffers familiar with the meeting.

The briefing included Democratic and Republican aides for the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees, the staffers said. The meeting was held in a classified room, and aides are forbidden from revealing what was discussed.

It’s unclear whether the FBI is planning a similar briefing for Senate aides.

Earlier this month, FBI Director James Comey gave a speech arguing that the “post-Snowden pendulum has swung too far,” and that police are often now unable to obtain the information they need for an investigation—even after getting a warrant. As a result, child predators, terrorists, and other criminals could go free, he warned.

noonwitch
10-31-2014, 12:22 PM
I have a work i-phone, but I leave it at work most nights. They can track whatever they want on it, I only use it for work calls.

My personal cell phone is a pay as you go phone I bought at Target for $20. It does not have GPS in it.