“When the Malaysia airline went down, within one hour of that plane being declared missing, we had Apple operators corroborating with telephone providers all over the world, with the airlines, and with the FBI to try to find a ping. To try to find some way to locate that plane.”
9to5Mac reports that Apple’s General Counsel was in DC last week testifying before the House Judiciary Committee regarding the San Bernardino case. At one point, he was asked how quickly Apple could comply with a government request for assistance in a terrorist or emergency situation. He responded with the MH 370 example above. Within one hour, Apple was working with officials to find the plane…pretty crazy to think how involved Apple is with so many events.
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