California lawmakers consider ‘kill switch’ for stolen smartphones

By SFBay
Thursday, February 13, 2014 9:12 EDT
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CA lawmakers mull smartphone kill switch (via SFBay)

Smartphone makers may be forced to put a ‘kill switch’ into production by January 2015 or face fines up to $2,500 for each phone sold and shipped in California without the technology thanks to a new bill introduced last week by California lawmakers…

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