Three news organisations have asked a US judge to force the government to reveal the amount it paid for technology to unlock an iPhone used by the San Bernardino gunman.

In the court filings, the organisations said that there was “no adequate justification” for the FBI to continue to withhold the information.

They added that they did not seek information that would jeopardise national security.

Reported by BBC News. You can read the full story here. 

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