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Amazon’s bringing encryption back to its Fire tablets

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Amazon’s bringing encryption back to its Fire tablets

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A few days ago, we all awoke to the realization that Amazon had removed device encryption features from Fire OS 5—the operating system powering its Fire tablets—when it debuted last fall. After considerable controversy, though, the company says it will reintroduce device encryption in an upcoming software update.

“We will return the option for full disk encryption with a Fire OS update coming this spring,” the company said in a statement.

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