Perhaps the reason the WaPo is so confused is that FBI Director
James Comey has told the media that Apple’s anti-backdoor stance
only protects criminals. Unfortunately he’s not seeing beyond his
own job, and WaPo didn’t look much further.
Apple’s anti-backdoor policy aims to protect everyone. The
following is a list of real threats their policy would thwart. Not
threats to terrorists or kidnappers, but to 300 million Americans
and 7 billion humans who are moving their intimate documents into
the cloud. Make no mistake, what Apple and Google are proposing
Whether you’re a regular, honest person, or a US legislator trying
to understand this issue, understand this list.