Father Asks Apple to Unlock His Dead Son’s Phone — Tech – TIME

TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY ELLA IDE A handout picture released by the Fabbretti family on March 31, 2016, shows architect Leonardo Fabbretti (R) posing with his adopted son Dama in an undefined location. Fabbretti, a grieving father in Italy, has written to Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook to beg him to unblock his dead son’s iPhone so he can retrieve the photographs stored on it. If the US tech giant fails, he said he will turn to the elite of the hacking world — Apple’s nemesis in the San Bernardino case, which saw the FBI turn to outside help after it failed to force the Silicon valley company to crack a killer’s iPhone. Dama, who was adopted from Ethiopia in 2007, was diagnosed with bone cancer in 2013 after a skiing accident and died in September aged 13 after a series of operations and chemotherapy sessions failed to cure him. / AFP PHOTO / FAMILY HANDOUT / Handout / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – MANDATORY CREDIT “AFP PHOTO / FAMILY HANDOUT” – NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS – DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS HANDOUT/AFP/Getty Images


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A grieving father is begging Apple to allow him access to the photos stored on his dead son’s iPhone. Leonardo Fabbretti’s adopted son Dama died at age 13 of bone cancer in September, the Guardian reports. Now Fabbretti has written a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook pleading to unlock Dama’s phone so he can…


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