FBI v. Apple is a security and privacy issue. What about civil rights?
The ongoing legal drama between Apple and the Federal Bureau of investigation has largely been characterized as an Internet privacy and security issue—and a constitutional one, too. It’s also been characterized as a human rights issue. Now, the Rev. Jesse Jackson says it’s about civil rights.
Clearly, the security, privacy, and human rights aspects of the fight are all somewhat connected to civil rights.
But Jackson’s letter to the judge overseeing the legal battle between the tech giant and the federal government has put his own spin on the hot-button topic.