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Crime Data Shows iPhone 'Kill Switch' Cuts TheftsApple's addition of a "kill switch'' to its iPhones last September has sharply reduced robberies and thefts, authorities said Thursday.
Upstate Congressman Joins Push For Kill Switches On SmartphonesAn upstate congressman has joined New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman a call to require require smartphone makers to install ``kill switches'' on phones to render them useless if stolen.
Bronx Congressman Proposes Law Mandating 'Kill Switches' In SmartphonesBronx Rep. Jose Serrano is proposing a federal law that would "essentially mandate what we're seeking the manufacturers to do voluntarily," Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Monday.
'Kill Switch' Technology Could Deal Death Blow To Smartphone TheftsA hidden battle is being waged over smartphones. Last year, more than 1.5-million Americans had their devices stolen but some companies are against a simple solution.
Bill De Blasio Joins Fight Against 'Apple Picking' Smartphone TheftsNew York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said the smartphone manufacturers must take swifter action against what he's called an "epidemic" of thefts.
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