But here’s the absolutely brazen lie: Barr is claiming that the can’t get into the phone. That is flat-out false — as security experts know. The criminals in this specific case had very old iPhones, which don’t even have ’s most advanced encryption capabilities. As Andy Garrett, a chief executive of a forensics investigation firm, told the Wall Street Journal: “We’ve got the tools to extract data from an 5 and 7 now. Everybody does.”

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