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An epidemic of cell phone swiping has prompted calls for a ‘kill switch’ that would render mobile devices inoperable if they end up in the wrong hands.
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Police want 'kill switch' for smartphones
Derrr they would wouldn't they ?
IF they think you are up to something they don't like ( after an NSA tap ) they will kill your phone !
THATS the reason they want it !
HOW ABOUT THEM MAKING TOO MANY OF THE CELL PHONES. WHY CAN'T THEY MAKE ONE THAT CAN LAST FOR YEARS.
This is already possible. Call your carrier, tell them phone is stolen. Phone becomes unusable.
The most valuable component is the screen.
Thi s wont prevent chop shops but I maybe reduce theft
This doesn't have anything at all to do with stolen phones.
The gov't will kill our cell phones to effectively wage a new holodymor on us.
So what happens when 95% of the population only has smartphones and then govt decides to kill phones
A good many of these "stolen" iphones I bet were actually irresponsibly lost by the owners.
A kill switch on banks please asap' thanks
A plan to disable all communication during NWO takeover of americans. What a joke!
If enough customers want the service, a 3rd party developer will come up with the app - for a fee.
Find My iPhone already solves this problem. phones possibly having a kill switch won't deter thieves
That's not why they want a kill switch.
"We can always create more laws"
Steal ing is already illegal last I checked.
Man, I saw Justin Bieber in my backyard. Craze craze right?
(continuing) police brutality). But maybe this is their trick to make it acceptable to the public?
I thought police could already disable cell phone cameras (in case of (to be continued)
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