Rallies planned at Apple stores to protest the FBI's crusade to hack your iPhone


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#2

Force of habit will see the protest take the form of a long line leading to the apple store’s front door


#3

So, apple has applestore proximity stuff (opt-in) on the phones.

Someone should offer protestors 25% off coupons to come in and chill out. Some share of them will be iPhone users.

Not really on a side in this fight, other than the right to privacy.


#4

I’ll bring along to the protest the five or so Apple products that need servicing around the house.


#5

they need that backdoor if they ever hope to catch the suspect making a new attack. also a really good voodoo doctor.


#6

US Courts have backed an unconstrained agency push to force a company to weaken security.

People protest in front of that company.

Got it.


#7

First they unlocked the terrorists’ iPhones, and I did not protest because I was not a terrorist.
Then they started unlocking everybody’s iPhones in the hunt for new terrorists, and I did not protest because I was not a terrorist.
Then they unlocked my iPhone and branded me a terrorist for wanting to maintain my privacy, and there was nobody left to protest for me.


#8

are you still using facebook? everyone is on kik now. what’s a protest?


#9

what’s a protest?

Swiping left on the NSA


#10

Hello,

I cannot help but think such protests would be more effective if they were done in front of federal government buildings, instead.


#11

Agreed. A massive protest in front of the FBI headquarters might leave a bit more of an impression on the agency than a pile of people dispersed across the country standing in front of Apple stores. Frankly, it won’t look like anything different than any other day ending in y unless they bring signs.


#12

A small boost in Apple’s sales will probably be had.

Also a large portion of the public that sees the rallies in progress will believe Apple has done something to upset a large portion of the public, or that there is a sale on.

There will be an incremental increase in people who feel they have done something more to further a cause than their usual “Like” on FB, but they’ll be mistaken.


#13

Quick look at this gif of dog being a dog!


#14

A decade from now, they are going to present Tim Cook’s “Customer Letter” as the greatest branding action in the world.


#15

Haven’t you heard? Protesting in front of a Federal building is considered a terrorist act.


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[quote=“AcerPlatanoides, post:8, topic:73873, full:true”]what’s a protest?
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That thing you do just before they ignore you.


#17

I always figured it was the creation of a them, by me, that preceded that.


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