Apple refused access to iMessage to the Department of Justice
Following the publication of shocking reports Edward Snowden joked that all federal institutions in the US can see you naked pictures. In the case of iMessage, however, it is not right. As you’ve probably heard before, Apple uses an encryption that government authorities have failed to break. The only way for US federal agencies to obtain this type of information is through direct inquiry to the company, but it also proved to be ineffective.
So far, there is verified evidence of at least one case in which Apple’s management has refused categorically to provide iMessage communication between two people of the investigating authorities. According to The New York Times, the Department of Justice in the US has made a request for iMessage communication between two suspects who used the iPhone. From Apple refused to give access to iMessage logs. Apple has refused to give access to iMessage.