Judge Rejects FBI Request for Fingerprints to Unlock iPhones

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In the latest skirmish over privacy in the cellphone age, a federal judge in Chicago rejected a law enforcement request to force potential targets in an ongoing investigation to provide fingerprints to unlock any iPhones or other Apple devices, reports the Chicago Tribune. The order by U.S. Magistrate Judge David Weisman concerned a request for a warrant to search a residence where investigators . . .

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