That's it, no more Amazon hardware for me

Yesterday it came to light that Amazon has silently dropped support for device encryption from Fire OS 5. This move leaves millions of Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets owners, not to mention those who took a gamble on the Fire Phone (yeah, remember that?) with no way to secure the data on their devices.

According to Amazon, this "enterprise feature" was removed because the company "found customers weren't using" it.

More to follow...

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