John Oliver, the trendy US-based comic and pundit, has taken time off from prodding Donald Trump to use his Sunday night HBO TV show to back Apple in its ongoing battle with the FBI to weaken encryption on a terrorist suspect’s iPhone.

The 15-minute section provides a comprehensive update on all the issues involved in this landmark legal case and indicates how it is starting to become a mainstream subject of debate.

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Mat Toor is the oldest man working in Old Street, the location of Phone Cruncher Towers. He remembers when it was all fields... Mat has worked in technology and mobile for over 20 years, including stints at the Financial Times, Dennis Publishing and Sony. While at Dennis Publishing he launched in 2007 - which has gone on to become the UK's leading mobile website. He reckons that he can get lightning to strike twice with Phone Cruncher - and he's got the team to prove it.