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Offline BGB

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Kill Switch is going to be busy
« on: 27 August, 2014, 05:14:44 PM »
Every mobile phone in California will come with Kill Switch

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-28948848

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Re: Kill Switch is going to be busy
« Reply #1 on: 27 August, 2014, 06:37:17 PM »
"Now, a new law means that smartphones in California will be required to come with a "kill switch" to render them useless if lost or stolen"

I'm not father Christmas, what happens if three or four are stolen at the same time, how am I supposed to be in all these places at once.
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Offline The Bald Eagle

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Re: Kill Switch is going to be busy
« Reply #2 on: 27 August, 2014, 07:50:21 PM »
I'm not father Christmas, what happens if three or four are stolen at the same time, how am I supposed to be in all these places at once.

Over 3 million stolen phones a year equals 1 every 10.5 seconds.


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Re: Kill Switch is going to be busy
« Reply #3 on: 28 August, 2014, 06:50:15 PM »
Perhaps you need to negotiate a deal with Santa to hire out his sleigh and reindeer.  <Donald>

Anyone know Santa's address
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Re: Kill Switch is going to be busy
« Reply #4 on: 28 August, 2014, 11:25:46 PM »
Perhaps you need to negotiate a deal with Santa to hire out his sleigh and reindeer.  <Donald>

Anyone know Santa's address

I always thought it was the north pole, but I could be wrong. I wrote to him last year and guess what? Instead of a Ferrari I got a hammer drill.

Maybe I got the post code wrong. <_>
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Offline DastardlyDick

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Re: Kill Switch is going to be busy
« Reply #5 on: 29 August, 2014, 04:00:24 PM »
Every mobile phone in California will come with Kill Switch

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-28948848


Maybe I'm being obtuse, but if the phone has been lost/stolen, how the f**k do you operate the "kill switch"?

Offline Ewan Hoosami

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Re: Kill Switch is going to be busy
« Reply #6 on: 29 August, 2014, 04:49:34 PM »
Apple phones can be located and erased over the cloud. I suppose the feature can be extended so that if any smart phone goes missing, Killswitch will be sent to the last location where he can consume all the beer in the area.

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Kill Switch cuts iPhone theft in San Francisco by 40%
« Reply #7 on: 11 February, 2015, 03:17:30 PM »
Kill Switch has been doing a good job.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-31416846
« Last Edit: 11 February, 2015, 10:36:19 PM by BGB »

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Re: Kill Switch is going to be busy
« Reply #8 on: 11 February, 2015, 06:30:50 PM »
Kill Switch has been doing a good job.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-31416846


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