Donald Trump: We Should Boycott Apple (Sent From His iPhone)

Christine Rousselle
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Posted: Feb 19, 2016 4:05 PM
Donald Trump: We Should Boycott Apple (Sent From His iPhone)

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump called for a boycott of Apple products on Friday at a campaign rally in South Carolina. Trump justified the boycott over Apple's refusal to unlock an encrypted iPhone that was used by San Bernardino terrorist Syed Rizwan Farook.

Despite the call for a boycott, Trump, or someone in charge of his Twitter account, continued to use an iPhone to send out tweets.

Personally, I don't think a boycott is necessary as the situation is an extremely sticky one with valid arguments for both sides. (Which I outlined in my piece on Wednesday.) Apple has a right to be wary of an order to build a backdoor into its products.

In sum: