May 20, 2022

Primary Documents: Full Text of Two FBI Files About Steve Jobs Released Online

Both files were released today and available in the “The Vault” section of the FBI web site.

You can read online and/or download the 191 page PDF file.

From the FBI Web Site:

Steven Paul Jobs (1955-2011) was a founder and leader of Apple Inc. (formerly Apple Computer Inc.). In 1991, Jobs was considered for an appointed position on the U.S. President’s Export Council. This release consists of the FBI’s 1991 background investigation of Jobs for that position and a 1985 investigation of a bomb threat against Apple.

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