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Calderon said he was led to believe the six people who arrived at his home were all policemen. He claimed he was never told that two of the people were Apple employees. Though he told the group that he didn't know anything about the phone, they asked to searched his house. He agreed. According to the SFPD's Dangerfield, officers never entered the home and it was Apple's employees who went through Calderon's belongings--a search that included an examination of his computer--in search of the phone. Calderon told SF Weekly that he would not have submitted to the search if he knew that the people doing it were not policemen. Read more: news.cnet.com...
Originally posted by ararisq
I find this deplorable. Even if the police did not enter, Apple used the threat of the police state to perform a search of a private citizen. This is scary when the rights of a corporation exceed those of private citizens. This confirms my suspicions though of how the far left sees the marriage of corporate and government concerns. Who loses? The individual.
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