“Go to your headquarters and work this out so that we can have Aadhaar-registered devices.” [UID head, Ajay Bhushan to global handset manufacturers]
Few weeks ago, Indian government officials invited executives from Apple, Microsoft, Samsung and Google to a meeting to discuss embedding Aadhaar encryption into their technology. [source]
Apple didn’t show up at all. Government has mandated companies to even put the mandatory SOS button in all devices starting next year.