Apple gets short-term win, but new mysterious FBI unlocking method looms

"Jennifer Granick, the director of civil liberties at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society, said that these new government decryption capabilities are not good for privacy and ever-expanding government surveillance.

"The DOJ doesn't want bad precedent, and I think Apple had the better side in this argument," she told Ars. "Being able to hack helps DOJ for a while. Apple could upgrade beyond the capability. It might also be expensive, meaning harder to do than making Apple do it.""