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 January 21, 2020  Posted by  Business, Surveillance, U.S.

Joseph Menn reports:

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) 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.

The tech giant’s reversal, about two years ago, has not previously been reported.

Read more on Reuters.

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