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FILE - This Feb. 19, 2014, file photo, shows WhatsApp and Facebook app icons on a smartphone in New York. The government’s fight with Apple over an encrypted iPhone may be the first of many battles in a broader war over who gets access to individuals’ data, as more tech companies offer encrypted messaging and other services. WhatsApp, the globally popular messaging system owned by Facebook, has already run into trouble with Brazilian authorities, who arrested a Facebook executive earlier in March 2016 after the company said it had no way to unscramble a user’s encrypted messages. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File)

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