Greg Lambert at 3 Geeks and a Law Blog writes about Librarians (Including This One) Back Apple’s Fight Against FBI’s Hacking Request. According to his timely article:
This morning, the American Library Association came out against the FBI’s attempt to order Apple to unlock an iPhone connected to the San Bernardino shooters, who murdered 14 people and injured another 22 back in December 2015. ALA’s Managing Director of the Office of Government Relations issued the following statement:
The only thing that could make last December’s attack in San Bernardino more horrible would be its use to profoundly erode the Constitution’s protection of our fundamental freedoms. Mandated ‘back doors’ into encrypted systems cannot successfully be labelled ‘Bad Guys Keep Out.’ The only way to protect our data and, ultimately, our freedom is to fight any attempt by the courts and Congress to hack the Constitution. ALA stands with Apple.