Report: FBI Got Apple to Roll Over on iCloud Encryption

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Apple shelved plans to give iPhone users control over encrypted backups stored on the company's iCloud service over concerns raised by the FBI and internal sources, according to a report. The company made the decision to retain control over iCloud encryption around two years ago, but it came to light just recently. The plan would...
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Published on January 21, 2020 -  01:29
Apple dropped plan for encrypting backups after FBI complained - sources
Apple dropped plans to let iPhone users fully encrypt backups of their devices in the company's iCloud service after the FBI complained that the move would harm investigations, six sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. Yahaira Jacquez has more.

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