TECH
11/19/2013 10:19 am ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

Carriers Reject A 'Kill Switch' For Preventing Cellphone Theft

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Lawmakers in San Francisco and New York are pushing cellphone makers to adopt a so-called kill switch that would allow users to deactivate their phone remotely, discouraging criminals from stealing phones. But the cellphone carriers are not on board.

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