Amazon reverses course on encryption for its Hearth tablets

Amazon reverses course on encryption for its Fire tablets

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It has been solely in the future since — within the midst of a debate over encrypted units — Amazon began pushing a brand new Hearth OS 5 to its tablets that ditched help for system encryption. Simply yesterday, the corporate stated that was as a result of clients weren’t utilizing the function. Tonight, the corporate tells Engadget that it’ll deliver the choice again in one other replace that is because of arrive this spring.

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Amazon:

We’ll return the choice for full disk encryption with a Hearth OS replace coming this spring.

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