Why don't carriers want a 'kill switch' for stolen phones? ... And to add insult to
injury, if your smartphone isn't password-protected, thieves can access private
information that can lead to identity theft [source: ... VideoCellphone Kill Switch
May Not Deter Thieves ... Chilean Navy Admits It Can't Explain Bizarre...
Jun 16, 2015 ... A report suggests that Apple's introduction of a smartphone 'kill switch' resulted in
a significant drop in phone thefts across America. That's good ...
Apr 17, 2014 ... At the very least, the kill switch should deter thieves, and that's a step in the right
direction. But it will not solve the problem of smartphone theft.
Feb 27, 2015 ... The Kill Switch: Rendering Smartphones Useless to Thieves ... and cell phone
manufacturers to deter smartphone theft – the kill switch. The kill ...
Officials in California say kill switch software deters would-be thieves from
stealing ... Thieves, consider yourselves on notice: California is now smartphone
Aug 27, 2013 ... But security experts say a smartphone kill switch, short of an explosive "Mission:
Impossible" physical self-destruct mechanism, probably ...
Jul 8, 2015 ... California's kill switch law — which became effective July 1 ... And creating
technological hurdles for would-be smartphone thieves is a valid ... not deter the
smartphone industry from implementing the kill switch, it is ... Additionally, we
work with industry groups and government officials to craft legislation and...