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Google, Apple Are About to Face India's Security Demands

  • Nation wants phones, tablets to work with biometric database
  • Apple, Google and other companies are expected to push back

India’s relationship with the global tech industry has become increasingly fraught. This year alone, the government has banned Facebook’s free web service and declined to exempt Apple from local sourcing rules and open its own stores. Now India could force companies to use technology cooked up in a government-funded lab.

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