California mandates anti-theft 'kill switches' on smartphones, law takes effect in 2015

California mandates anti-theft 'kill switches' on smartphones, law takes effect in 2015

By Anna Domanska - Aug 26, 2014

In a move to make iCrime a thing of the past, California Governor Jerry Brown signed historic legislation on Monday that mandates all phones sold in the state have a “kill switc

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Lookout Mobile Security’s ‘Theftie’ App Designed To Combat Smartphone Theft

Lookout Mobile Security’s ‘Theftie’ App Designed To Combat Smartphone Theft

By Christy Gren - May 29, 2014

With smartphone thefts becoming rampant, legislators and the telecommunications industry continue to wait for the implementation of a cell phone kill switch, as a possible solutio

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In Minnesota, smartphone theft is now a thing of the past

In Minnesota, smartphone theft is now a thing of the past

By Christy Gren - May 15, 2014

July 1st, 2015 became a historic day for the people of Minnesota when Governor Mark Dayton signed ‘kill switch’ bill, making it illegal to sell a smartphone without pre-install

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