Updated from 12:26 p.m. to include the fact Apple has filed a motion to vacate court order.


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isn't taking the issue with the FBI lightly over whether to unlock one of its iPhones, with CEO Timothy D. Cook vigorously defending the company.

Appearing on ABC's World News Tonightyesterday, the Apple exec sat down with David Muir to discuss the ongoing battle with the government over whether it should (or can) unlock the iPhone 5c used by gunman Syed Farook.

Last week, in a letter posted to the company's website, Apple CEO Timothy D. Cook said the request would set a "dangerous precedent," threatening the security of Apple's customers, something it has long said it would not do.

The company also put up a FAQ on its website this week to discuss the issue in more detail.

The New York Timesreported yesterday the company is working on making an iPhone that even Apple can't hack to try to avoid this situation in the future.

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Update: Apple filed a motion Thursday afternoon to vacate the court order, which would force Apple to unlock the iPhone of Farook. In the filing, Apple said it was about more than one iPhone. Additionally, Google and Facebook also filed court motions to support Apple, according to Dow Jones.

The filing to vacate can be found here:

Apple Motion to Vacate Brief and Supporting Declarations (1)