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State Senate OKs Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’ Bill on 2nd Try

May 8, 2014 | 2:55 pm

State Senate OKs Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’ Bill on 2nd Try

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Lawmakers pass measure after Apple and Microsoft drop objections. Wireless companies still oppose it.

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San Francisco, New York Prosecutors Wait to Judge Apple ‘Kill Switch’

June 11, 2013 | 8:50 am

San Francisco, New York Prosecutors Wait to Judge Apple ‘Kill Switch’

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by Terry Collins, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York, seeking ways to curb thefts of mobile devices, said Monday they will reserve judgment of Apple’s new security feature designed to make it harder to reactivate a stolen iPhone. San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón and New […]

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