Apple CEO Tim Cook: Complying with court order is “too dangerous to do”
Apple CEO Tim Cook has again reiterated the company’s firm commitment to privacy and its resolve to fight a new court order issued last week. If the order stands up to legal challenges, Apple would be forced to create a new customized iOS firmware that would remove the passcode lockout on a seized iPhone as part of the ongoing San Bernardino terrorism investigation.
Early Monday morning, Cook released a letter sent to employees and published a Q&A on the issue.
In the letter, which Apple provided to Ars, the CEO wrote: