U.S. Drops Apple Case After Getting Into Terrorist’s iPhone

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U.S. Drops Apple Case After Accessing IPhone Data

The U.S. said it has gained access to the data on an iPhone used by a terrorist and no longer needs Apple Inc.’s assistance, marking an end to a legal clash that was poised to redraw boundaries between personal privacy and national security in the mobile Internet age.

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