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Submission + - CMP Apple Patent Foretells iPod And iPhone Securi (yahoo.com)

GOSHOCK writes: "iPhone thieves may find that crime does not pay. A patent application published Thursday by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office suggests that Apple has been developing security features for the iPod and the iPhone. The patent application, Protecting electronic devices from extended unauthorized use, describes a way to prevent mobile devices from being charged following the failure of an authorization check."
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