Closing Sesame

Apple isn’t just fighting the FBI’s efforts to get access current versions of your iPhone’s software. They’re also working to make sure that any backdoors, if allowed, won’t work on future models. The excellent John Gruber explains.

+ Apple just hired the lead developer of Ed Snowden’s favorite messaging app.

+ Good explainer piece from Wired’s Brian Barrett: The Apple-FBI Fight Isn’t About Privacy vs. Security. Don’t Be Misled.

+ FastCo: Journalist gets hacked while writing Apple-FBI story.

+ Kevin Roose in a Fusion video piece: “I decided to stage an experiment that, in hindsight, sounds like a terrible idea: I invited two of the world’s most elite hackers to spend two weeks hacking me as deeply and thoroughly as they could.”

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