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Lori Whelan

Target: Customers Can Use Fitting Rooms, Bathrooms That Reflect Their Gender Identity

While some states and cities consider rules regarding who can or can’t use which public restrooms, Target has confirmed that its policy is that customers can use whichever fitting room or restroom best reflects their gender identity. [More]

Apple To FBI: Keep Your Hands Off Our iPhone Encryption

Apple To FBI: Keep Your Hands Off Our iPhone Encryption

One of the biggest stories in tech these days has its beginning in tragedy: the mass shooting in San Bernardino late last year. The FBI’s investigation includes the iPhone 5C one of the shooters used, but they can’t access all the data on it because of the phone’s built-in encryption. Two months in to the investigation, the feds have ordered Apple to alter the phone so that law enforcement can crack it with brute force password attacks. However, in an unusually bold move for business, Apple’s answer to the FBI is a big fat “no.”

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