The other day, CNET reported a story about Apple losing another iPhone prototype, reportedly at a San Francisco tequila bar, that led to a home in San Francisco being searched. Quoting an anonymous source, CNET says, "When San Francisco police and Apple's investigators visited the house..."
Several other sources picked up the story over the next day or two but were unconvinced, in part because they contacted SFPD which claimed there was no investigation or home visit. Today, SFWeekly is reporting that the man whose home was searched confirms that they had badges and claimed to be SF Police.
If this is true, what should happen? Should the "cops" be charged with impersonation? Something else? Should Apple be fined for allowing its investigators do use such tactics?
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The update says that the cops were part of the group that went to the house, but that they stayed outside while the Apple employees searched the house, which seems really wrong. What authority does Apple have to search someone's house???
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