Source: BBC News
quote: They attempted to show Apple their mother's will, death certificate and solicitor's letter as a way of proving they can have access to the iPad, but Apple said this wasn't enough evidence.
quote: just ask the GCHQ to have their bosses at the NSA forward their copy of the data, and you don't need apple at all.
quote: This, should be MORE than enough evidence, unlock the fucking thing. God. Everyday, they show how utterly foolish they can be.
quote: Outrage @ Apple for not providing a service that NOBODY ELSE PROVIDES.
quote: For that matter, will BMW provide me with a new set of car keys if my grandmother wills me her 3 series but I can't find the keys?
quote: the point is you could bring that evidence to apple with any iPad you wanted, they don't know if she owned it
quote: The only reason this is in the news is because Apple devices cannot be reset to factory without the Apple ID and Password.
quote: Nothing new to see here though. Just your standard anti-Apple troll BS from the usual suspects.
quote: Don't get me wrong, I hate Apple, but this is simply not Apple's problem or responsibility. If there was pressing information on the device it should be very simple to get a court order and Apple is well within their rights to ask for it. Mum left them a device, not an account.
quote: Documents, calendars, and other such things that would be useful are likely backed up on a computer or mirrored on some other service.