Mar 3, 2016 | Brad Smith | Apple Amicus Brief

Our legal brief in support of Apple

Today, Microsoft joined with a number of other leading technology companies to file a legal brief in support of Apple, as the company fights an FBI request to unlock an encrypted iPhone that belonged to one of the shooters in the terrible act of terrorism that took place in December in San Bernardino.

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Feb 25, 2016 | Brad Smith | Apple Amicus Brief

Brad Smith addresses Apple case

Brad Smith, Microsoft president and chief legal officer, responds to a question regarding a legal case between Apple and the U.S. government as part of testimony before a U.S. House Judiciary Committee hearing titled International Conflicts of Law Concerning Cross Border Data Flow and Law Enforcement Requests.

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Feb 25, 2016 | Brad Smith | Apple Amicus Brief|

Microsoft Backs Apple in FBI Battle

Microsoft president and chief legal officer Brad Smith said at a congressional hearing on Thursday that his company "wholeheartedly" supports Apple's refusal to assist the FBI in unlocking a terrorist's iPhone. “We at Microsoft support Apple and will be filing an amicus brief next week,” he said.

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