FBI director, Apple general counsel to testify March 1: House panel

Reuters News
Posted: Feb 25, 2016 1:13 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - FBI Director James Comey and Apple Inc <AAPL.O> Senior Vice President and General Counsel Bruce Sewell will testify at a March 1 congressional hearing on encryption issues, the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said in a statement on Thursday.

The hearing comes amid a dispute between the tech giant and the government over unlocking an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California, shooters.

(Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)