Join Chris Marriott and Mike Lovell for the thirteenth episode of Preemptive Multi-Talking. In this edition, we cover many topics, but none more important than Apple drawing a line in the sand, refusing to comply with a US court order to break iPhone encryption. Without a doubt, this debate will have consequences that span generations. This week, we’re serving Stutz cider a crisp, dry, tasty cider made in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia.

• Tim Cook's open letter: The United States government has demanded that Apple take an unprecedented step which threatens the security of our customers. We oppose this order, which has implications far beyond the legal case at hand. This moment calls for public discussion, and we want our customers and people around the country to understand what is at stake. via Apple

• Speaking of Big Brother: Samsung Warns Customers To Think Twice About What They Say Near Smart TVs via The Anti Media

• It's not a bug, it's a feature! Telus’s New Voicemail System Has a Spoofing Problem via Tinted Green Blog

• Another day, another Android virus: Android Mazar malware that can 'wipe phones' spread via SMS via BBC

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