The U.S. Justice Department yesterday asked a federal court to reverse a decision that Apple is not required to help open a locked iPhone, according to Business Insider. The ruling in question was issued by a U.S. judge in New York. It favors Apple in its objection to complying with an order to assist the government in accessing data from a phone used in the San Bernardino, Calif. terror attack.
Monday’s request comes a week after U.S. Magistrate Judge James Orenstein issued a decision in an unrelated drug case that undermines the Justice Department’s action against Apple.
Government lawyers said Monday said the request is not about asking Apple to do anything new or [...]