FBI HASN’T FOUND ANYTHING USEFUL ON SAN BERNARDINO SHOOTER’S IPHONE YET

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The FBI’s quest to unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone 5c and subsequent legal battle with Apple may have amounted to very little, as reports say nothing of real significance has been discovered on the now-unlocked device.

But the FBI is still analyzing the information, a law enforcement source told CBS News.

Related: Apple vs. the FBI: A complete timeline of the war over tech encryption

Apple refused a court order demanding it to create a backdoor into the iPhone, which would have allowed the FBI to access suspected terrorist Syed Farook’ personal information stored within. The Cupertino company said it would threaten the privacy and security of its customers, as the special code used to bypass the iPhone’s security could get into the wrong hands.

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