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Stolen cellphones in US will soon become useless MacClipper Apr 11th, 12, 10:54 PM #1
Stolen cellphones in US will soon become useless


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WASHINGTON - United States wireless carriers representing 90 per cent of subscribers will announce the creation of a database of unique cellphone IDs to help prevent theft and re-activation of stolen or lost devices, which often contain sensitive personal data.
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xboxer Apr 12th, 12, 12:49 AM #2
They should have a self destruct feature like in Mission Impossible.
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eleewhm Apr 12th, 12, 09:24 AM #3
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booest Apr 12th, 12, 11:05 AM #4
we need a common "platform".. that is for sure.

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Maruku Apr 12th, 12, 11:18 AM #5
Would love to inplant a bomb into the phones to setoff on the thieves......

I think all along it can be done, just whether the telcos want to anot.... (not referring to the bomb thingy).
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booest Apr 12th, 12, 11:23 AM #6
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Would love to inplant a bomb into the phones to setoff on the thieves......

I think all along it can be done, just whether the telcos want to anot.... (not referring to the bomb thingy).
and failure means it kills you.. not the thief

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Maruku Apr 12th, 12, 11:50 AM #7
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and failure means it kills you.. not the thief
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cinabolic Apr 12th, 12, 11:52 AM #8
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Would love to inplant a bomb into the phones to setoff on the thieves......

I think all along it can be done, just whether the telcos want to anot.... (not referring to the bomb thingy).
If everyone board a flight with a cellphone...
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booest Apr 12th, 12, 12:22 PM #9
less 1 excuse to buy new phone lol

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Undarken Apr 12th, 12, 01:07 PM #11
Clearly a few hundred dollars means nothing to these people who lost their phone due to their carelessness therefore they deserve to lose it.
Why should others be responsible for another person's carelessness?
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