Aug 26, 2014 ... The law raises concerns about how the switch might be used or ... databases and
anti-theft applications that cell-phone owners can use.
May 14, 2014 ... It's the nation's first law requiring smartphones and tablets sold in the state to
have remote ... People who report a kill switch-equipped phone lost or stolen can
disable it and wipe the data ... Federal legislation also is pending.
Jan 14, 2015 ... Mississippi could join some other states that require a kill switch on smartphones
that could render the device inoperable if stolen. ... Simmons, D-Greenville, has
filed a bill in the Legislature that would require such a kill switch ...
Aug 15, 2014 ... This week the California legislature passed a bill that requires all ... Although
created to deter smartphone theft, this kill switch mandate could actually ... Police
could use the kill switch to shut down all phones in a situation they ...
Aug 12, 2014 ... A bill passed Monday in the California legislature says that all smart ... July 2015
will need a 'kill switch' to render them inoperable in case they get stolen. ... 2013
saw more than 3.1 million smart phones stolen in the US alone ...
Feb 14, 2014 ... "Cell phone theft has become a big business for thieves looking to cash in on
these devices and ... “This legislation will help eliminate the incentives for
criminals." ... Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Bill Passes California Legislature.
Aug 13, 2014 ... So, of course, the California legislature has passed a bill mandating it, introduced
... Having a single technology that can brick a ton of phones will be a very
tempting ..... Re: a kill switch makes stealing phones less valuable,.
Aug 25, 2014 ... A new law would require kill switches on phones made in the state to ... most
hotly contested issues before the Legislature as its two-year session draws ...
George Gascon, pushed for the legislation in response to a spate of violent
cellphone thefts, ... "Our efforts will effectively wipe out the incentive to stea...
Apr 24, 2014 ... Legislators rejected a bill requiring device makers like Apple to include ... in New
York City in June, with the goal of bringing kill switches to phones. ... stance by
announcing a pledge that ensures a "baseline anti-theft tool" will ...
Aug 11, 2014 ... One in 10 smartphone owners in the US has had a phone stolen, according to
the ... The kill-switch bill passed the California State Assembly last week. ...
Smartphone kill switch could save US consumers $3.4B, study says · California ...
"I commend the Legislature for standing up to the wireless industry and...