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Donald Trump’s latest message to Americans: Boycott Apple.

The presidential candidate announced his displeasure with the tech giant on Friday afternoon in regard to the company’s decision to withhold confidential information from an iPhone owned by one of the San Bernardino terrorists, despite requests from the FBI to hand over the data.

However, as the Washington Post noted, Trump’s team was still tweeting from an iPhone after he originally announced the boycott at a rally in South Carolina today.

There’s also this:

The FBI and a federal district court demanded on Tuesday that the company help break into a iPhone owned by one of the San Bernardino terrorists.

Apple CEO Tim Cook responded with an open letter to customers noting that handing over the iPhone to the FBI would require the company to create a digital version of a “master key” for all iPhones, and that could expose millions of owners worldwide to dangerous intrusions. Cook said Apple has chosen to stand for privacy and will oppose the order.

The Justice Department filed a motion on Friday to order Apple to cooperate with the FBI investigation. Congress also invited Cook to testify in Washington D.C.

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