Apple found out FBI’s intentions from the media

From Mashable:

In a second clip, Cook laments the way the Department of Justice interacted with Apple before filing its order compelling the company to write special software to unlock the phone of the San Bernardino gunman.

“We found out about the filing from the press,” Cook says. He added, “I don’t think something so important to this country should be handled this way.” More.

Reality check: They’re lucky they did find out. Maybe later, a company in a similar position wont find out even from that source before the ax falls. It is fundamental to an effective progressive state that the citizens should not know what the charges are or how they are to be prosecuted.

See also: Apple CEO on government backdoor into the iPhone It feels like I am being asked whether I trust Apple CEO Tim White more than I trust Hillary Clinton? Is that too easy though?