Apple released the iPhone 6 with a new, powerful encryption setting that should make it much harder for law enforcement and surveillance groups like the FBI and the NSA from accessing users’ emails, photos and contacts. After the Edward Snowden revelations last year, privacy-minded users may be happy about the new feature, but the law enforcement community is decidedly not.
Speaking at a news conference Thursday, FBI Director James Comey criticized Apple’s encryption, which scrambles information on the new iPhone 6 using a code that could take “more than five-and-a-half years to try all combinations of a six-character alphanumeric passcode with lowercase letters and numbers,” as Comey said.
Comey accused Apple of creating a means for criminals to evade the law, the New York Times reports. “What concerns me about this is companies marketing something expressly to allow people to hold themselves beyond the law,” he said.
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#AceMediaNews – BRITAIN – September 27 – Yesterday saw the release of David Tennant’s latest film, What We Did On Our Holiday in UK cinemas. You can read our review of it here, but what do the press think?
Here’s a quick round up of their reviews.
It’s a 4 star hit for the Daily Mail with “Little terrors and big laughs” and “Tennant and Pike are as appealing as ever”
The Daily Express give it 3 stars calling it “A lovely set up for a family comedy”
Another 3 stars come courtesy of The Telegraph who praise the film for it’s “sincerity and genuine charm”
Screen Daily call it a “beautifully written comedy drama”
“What We Did On Our Holiday is one of the best British comedies in years” says The Daily Star
The Herald call it “a heart-warming and hilarious film” and give it five stars.
And it’s a four star review from The Guardian who say “It’s impossible not to enjoy this big-hearted and sweet-natured British family movie”