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Apple patent to remotely disable phones

walterbyrd (182728) writes | more than 2 years ago

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walterbyrd (182728) writes "If it's up to Apple, you will longer be able to use your iPhone to call for help if you are having a heart attack at the football stadium.

From the article: 'What that means in real-terms is "preventing wireless devices from communicating with other wireless devices (such as in academic settings)," and for, "forcing certain electronic devices to enter "sleep mode" when entering a sensitive area."'"

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