22 February 2016 By Giulio Enea Vigevani, Carlo Melzi d’Eril, Fabio Cozzi
Is it right for Apple to refuse a government’s request to create software to snoop into a terrorist’s phone? Three legal experts say it was the right call. Doing otherwise would have set a dangerous precedent.
A lot of noise has been made about the open letter Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO sent after the US government requested the Cupertino company's help to decrypt a terrorist’s smartphone.
More than one constitutional issue is at stake.