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Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks following an introduction of the new iPhone 5 in San Francisco, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. (Eric Risberg/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks following an introduction of the new iPhone 5 in San Francisco, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Apple maintains that creating a backdoor into its products would "undermine the very freedoms and liberty our government is meant to protect." But is it ethical to protect information that could help authorities investigate the San Bernardino shooting case? For answers, Here & Now's Robin Young turns to Peter Swire, a professor of law and ethics at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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This segment aired on February 17, 2016.

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