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The DOJ and FBI have been in a bit of a cold war with Apple and the tech community ever since the controversy in 2015 over unlocking the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone. This week, the war heated up again with the FBI and Apple exchanging words about encryption, and today, the Deputy Attorney General of the United States stepped into the fray.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation revealed yesterday that it has been unable to decrypt a phone belonging to the gunman who killed 26 people in Sutherland Springs, Texas - an announcement that is likely to start another battle between law enforcement and technology companies over encryption.