Over thirty companies have now filed Amicus Briefs supporting Apple's opposition to an order that would force it to build a backdoor into the iPhone.
Notably, the technology companies are split into two consortiums. One includes: Airbnb, Atlassian, Automattic, CloudFlare, eBay, GitHub, Kickstarter, LinkedIn, Mapbox, Medium, Meetup, Reddit, Square, Squarespace, Twilio, Twitter and Wickr. The other consists of: Amazon, Cisco, Dropbox, Evernote, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, Nest, Pinterest, Slack, Snapchat, WhatsApp, and Yahoo.
You can read the various briefs using the links below:
- 32 Law Professors
- Access Now and Wickr Foundation | Press Release
- ACT/The App Association | Medium Post
- Airbnb, Atlassian, Automattic, CloudFlare, eBay, GitHub, Kickstarter, LinkedIn, Mapbox, Medium, Meetup, Reddit, Square, Squarespace, Twilio, Twitter and Wickr | Automattic & WordPress.com Blog Post | Tweet from Twitter
- Amazon, Cisco, Dropbox, Evernote, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, Nest, Pinterest, Slack, Snapchat, WhatsApp, and Yahoo | Tweet from Box | Evernote Blog Post | Facebook Statement | Microsoft Blog Post | Mozilla Blog Post | Snapchat Blog Post | WhatsApp Facebook Post | Yahoo Tumblr Post
- American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Northern California, ACLU of Southern California, and ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties | Blog Post
- AT&T | Public Policy Blog Post
- AVG Technologies, Data Foundry, Golden Frog, the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA), the Internet Association, and the Internet Infrastructure Coalition | Golden Frog Blog | CCIA News
- BSA|The Software Alliance, the Consumer Technology Association, the Information Technology Industry Council, and TechNet | Press Release
- Center for Democracy & Technology | Insight
- Electronic Frontier Foundation and 46 technologists, researchers, and cryptographers | Blog Post | Press Release
- Intel | Blog Post
- iPhone security and applied cryptography experts including Dino Dai Zovi, Dan Boneh (Stanford), Charlie Miller, Dr. Hovav Shacham (UC San Diego), Bruce Schneier (Harvard), Dan Wallach (Rice) and Jonathan Zdziarski | Blog Post
- The Media Institute | Press Release
- Privacy International and Human Rights Watch
Letters to the Court
- David Kaye, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression | Supporting Document
- Salihin Kondoker, San Bernardino, CA
Apple is set to appear in court on Tuesday, March 22nd to oppose the order. Please follow iClarified on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, or RSS for updates.