5. Apple shall advise the government of the reasonable cost of providing this service.
Tim Cook: That will be 741.8 Billion dollars, please.
FBI: You’ve got to be joking. REASONABLE cost.
Tim Cook: Yes. If we build this, it is entirely reasonable to believe that consumer confidence in Apple products will tank, and our entire business will implode, bankrupting the company. That will be 741.8 billion — we’ll take cash in small bills, please. Or truckloads of pennies if you’re feeling cheeky.