Amazon Removes Encryption on Fire Tablets

Amazon Fire Tablets

Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) removed the local data encryption on its Fire Tablets that were introduced in September because its customers were not using the feature, according to the company’s spokesperson. Technology observers noted the removal of the encryption as the company released updates to the older versions of the Fire operating system this week. The company’s move also attracted attention because it came amid the ongoing legal battle between Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and the U.S. government regarding the iPhone encryption. Amazon still maintains high standards of encryption Robin Handaly, the spokesperson…

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