Following Apple’s battle with law enforcement in the San Bernardino case, tech startups are considering limiting the amount of stored data they possess, The Washington Post reports. While the tech industry has thrived in collecting massive amounts of data, startups are looking at systems to shed data, even if it’s detrimental to instant growth. With the Apple case making national headlines, tech startups are wondering if holding onto large amounts of data is worth law enforcement asking them to open up the data trove. “We have to keep as little [information] as possible so that even if the government or some other entity wanted access to it, we’d be able to say that we don’t have it,” said Envoy founder and chief executive Larry Gadea. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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