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Apple and Other Tech Companies Tangle With U.s. Over Data Access


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Companies like Apple say they are protecting their customers information by resisting government demands for access to text messages. A standoff has grown between the sides as the companies have embraced tougher encryption.

Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

In an investigation involving guns and drugs, the Justice Department obtained a court order this summer demanding that Apple turn over, in real time, text messages between suspects using iPhones.

From The New York Times
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