Still no comment from Apple since the news broke on March 28, 2016 that the FBI was able to unlock the iPhone without the cooperation from Apple. They must still be trying to get their foot out of their mouth. Yes, you have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you, Apple. For the sake of the international readers who are not familiar with the term,
“Pleading the Fifth”, I’ll explain. Simply put, the US Constitution’s Bill of Rights, 5th Amendment declares the citizen’s right to remain silent and not testify against himself. In this context, it’s a colloquial expression often used if one doesn’t want to comment, speak or engage in conversation, for example he may sarcastically mutter, “I’m pleading the fifth”.
Oh! wait. There’s breaking news that Apple did comment after all, according to USA Today, 1:51pm (EST) article, “FBI hacks into terrorist’s iPhone without Apple.“ And here is what they had to say:
“This case should never have been brought,” Apple said in a statement released late Monday. . .