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Feds Fight Google Over Mobile Privacy

Presumably, giving consumers confidence that their mobile data is secure is good for Google’s bottom-line. Complicating those efforts, as The Wall Street Journal reports, the U.S. government wants to give law-enforcement agents the right to obtain passwords to crack into smartphones of suspects. Holding its ground, Google recently refused to unlock an alleged pimp's cellphone powered by its Android software -- “even after the Federal Bureau of Investigation obtained a search warrant.”

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