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Woman refuses to give phone to robber and then gets shot

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RWCW A Houston woman was recently being mugged when she refused to hand over her Samsung Galaxy phone to the mugger. While outside her friend’s house, the woman said that she was approached by a male who told that if she didn’t hand over her phone, he would shoot her. Her response? “I’m not giving you my phone sir.” – CNET She then prepared to be shot and shortly was shot. After the shot was fired, the woman’s friend dragged the victim into her house where the mugger then tried to enter the friends house. “We were both pushing on the…

Why don’t we have kill switches in smartphones?

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by 4 months ago
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We explore the idea of smartphone kill switches as legislation is presented in the U.S. to make them a legal requirement. What would a kill switch offer over current solutions, what are the potential drawbacks, and would it work anyway?