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Apple follows up earlier motion to vacate FBI court order with formal objection in order to guarantee appeal


Shortly after yesterday’s Congressional hearing, Apple filed a formal objection to the court order instructing it to assist the FBI in breaking into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters.

Apple had previously filed its mandatory response, in which it called for the court to vacate the order. This was a 65-page detailed documentĀ setting out the reasons the company believed the order should not have been granted. The document filed yesterday was rather shorter …