It’s probably obvious, but I think the whole Apple encryption process at the moment is pretty transparent and obvious.
It’s simply a bad deal to make every single iOS device on the planet more vulnerable to get evidence on a tiny minority of bad actors.
Any backdoor created would be used again and again and would get out in the open where it can be easily used against us all.
Smart phones en masse aren’t just personal repositories of information, they’re also pieces of national communications infrastructure.
For reasons of civil liberties, protections against crime and defence against terrorist or state attack, I stand with Apple.