Really? At least once a week there is a story like this, chosen to excite the conservatives and to try to make the liberals look bad. Can you show me an article posted in the past several months that does the opposite? No, you cannot.
Me thinks you doth protest too much.
One would think so, but they may also just want to activate the wipe to intentionally delete the data on the phone that could exonerate you!
Exactly! Or maybe someone took some photos or videos that a government doesn't want to get out. Simply kill the phone and you are done with that problem.
The bad scenarios are far more dangerous than not having a kill switch.
Besides, weren't there apps that do this that folks could purchase of their own free will"?
This is a record. Godwin's law before the comments!
One site I participated in had a great way to deal with trolls. Once your rating became negative enough, you were put on a global
Checking out Detroit is definitely on my bucket list. However, I have conveniently put it as the last item just in case it's the last thing I do.
Tesla is trying to be a disruptive force in the auto market, they aren't going to do that by locating in Detroit. Too many "old car" thinkers.
It sounds like the real scammers are the credit card issues that have a system in place to override that has ZERO security in place.
Even then, I don't think I rank anywhere special. Oh well.
You NEVER EVER NEVER want to search for a patent when implementing something. To do so opens you up to a willful violation of that patent and treble (x3) damages.
They think a centralized kill switch would be a FANTASTIC idea! Just brick the phones for anyone who dares challenge the state.
I can really see how this might be useful in the US. Instead of the IRS investigating tea partiers, we could just selectively brick their phones. Or if you swing the other way, disable those iPhones from all those annoying hispter Occupy protesters. Seriously, you have an iPhone and you complain about the 99%? You are the 1% globally.
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