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New York police officers stand outside an Apple Store on Tuesday while monitoring a pro-encryption demonstration. Julie Jacobson/AP hide caption

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In Fighting FBI, Apple Says Free Speech Rights Mean No Forced Coding

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Apple's First Amendment Argument

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Privacy is one of a number of issues Apple CEO Tim Cook has called morally important. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Apple's CEO Takes A Stand — And A Risk

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How Tim Cook's Stand Over Digital Privacy Could Define Apple's Future

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FBI Director James Comey Urges Apple To End iPhone Standoff In Open Letter

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A U.S. magistrate judge has ordered Apple to help the FBI break into an iPhone used by one of the two shooters in the San Bernardino attack in December. iStockphoto hide caption

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Can A 1789 Law Apply To An iPhone?

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Experts Ponder Old Laws' Usefulness In The Age Of Smartphones

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Apple To Fight Court Order To Break Into San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone

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Twitter Users Blast Reported Plan To Change Display Of Tweets

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Traditional Mayan figures made by artisan Nicolas Chavez in Guatemala and sold on Novica's website. Christopher Noey hide caption

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A Site Where Traditional Artisans Can Sell Their Works To The World

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Announces High Level Departures

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Dave Rauchwerk is CEO of Next Thing Co., which makes the CHIP computer. Laura Sydell/NPR hide caption

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Can A $9 Computer Spark A New Wave Of Tinkering And Innovation?

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