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Smartphone kill switch legislation has led to drop in phone theft

Feb 11, 2015 5:10 pm

The introduction of mandatory smartphone kill switch legislation has led to a drop in theft, according to recent reports

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California Governor Brown signs smartphone kill switch bill

Aug 26, 2014 4:09 pm

As expected, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a mandatory kill switch bill into law - taking effect on July 1, 2015

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Would police be able to use kill switches to limit public protests?

Aug 19, 2014 11:30 pm

Would police authorities utilize kill switch legislation to shut off devices during police protests, or are people being a bit too paranoid?

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California Governor Jerry Brown to decide on smartphone 'kill switch'

Aug 12, 2014 9:05 am

California Governor Jerry Brown now has the ability to approve mandatory smartphone kill switches

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Smartphone kill switch passes California Assembly, Headed to Floor

Jun 25, 2014 8:48 pm

California smartphone kill switch law passes by California Assembly, as kill switch legislation efforts continue nationwide

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Apple iPhone thefts dropped following kill switch implementation

Jun 20, 2014 7:45 am

Following the addition of the Activation Lock in Apple i07, there has been a reported drop in iPhone thefts in the United States and in London, police say

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LG, McAfee team up to bring anti-theft technology to G3

Jun 12, 2014 6:15 pm

The LG G3 will ship with McAfee Mobile Security, in an effort to keep users safe from mobile threats - and uses a remote kill switch to shut off devices

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Lookout: 1 in 10 US smartphone owners have had devices stolen

May 9, 2014 2:18 am

A new survey found that 1 in 10 U.S. smartphone owners will have a device stolen, any time of day or night, and listed out the most likely places

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California Senate passes smartphone kill switch bill on second try

May 9, 2014 12:46 am

The California State Senate has passed a mandatory kill switch law, which must now be approved by Governor Jerry Brown, in its second time being voted on

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Fight against smartphone kill switches has odd opposition

May 7, 2014 5:37 pm

Smartphone kill switch legislation being fought against by a non-profit domestic violence group, causing a bit of alarm from an unexpected source

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Smartphone kill switch dead in the water, thanks to California senate

Apr 26, 2014 3:34 pm

The effort to make smartphone kill switches mandatory in California was rejected by lawmakers in Sacramento, falling short by just two votes

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Wireless carriers, smartphone makers agree to device kill switches

Apr 16, 2014 9:55 pm

Wireless carriers and smartphone makers will offer voluntary kill-switches, in an attempt to avoid mandated legislation, to wipe/brick stolen smartphones

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Smartphone kill switches would save customers $2.6 billion every year

Apr 1, 2014 2:50 am

Smartphone kill switches might not be popular among handset manufacturers, but could save consumers up to $2.6 billion per year

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California lawmaker wants smartphone kill-switches mandatory

Feb 8, 2014 7:38 pm

California lawmaker wants smartphone makers to add in a kill-switch on all new devices

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RumorTT: Samsung could launch a 'kill switch' anti-theft feature as soon as July

Jun 18, 2013 12:37 am

Rumor: Samsung could release anti-theft kill switch as soon as July

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