Trump calls for weaker encryption, wants suspects 'iPhones unlocked

Jan 15, 2020, 05.35 PM(IST)

President Donald Trump on January 15 has reignited battle over encryption, calling out Apple for refusing to create backdoors that would help law enforcement agencies unlock iPhones. In a tweet Tuesday, Trump wrote, "We are helping Apple all of the time on TRADE and so many other issues, and yet they refuse to unlock phones used by killers, drug dealers and other violent criminal elements."