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Apple's Patent That Could Disable Smartphone

Fears for civil liberties as Apple patents technology that could remotely disable protesters' smartphones

Technology would broadcast a signal to automatically shut down smartphone features, or even the entire phone
Apple claims it would most likely be used to prevent copyright theft or to guarantee privacy in sensitive areas
Civil liberties campaigners fear it could be misused by the authorities to silence 'awkward citizens'

Read More: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2229273/Fears...

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Do we know if this patent is for technology that only

works on apple devices?

one thing leads to another,

one thing leads to another, the next thing you know, it would be illegal to make modifications to property YOU OWN, they'll justify a closed system in order to circumvent this, and what we'll end up with, is technology so closed that only the creators will know what its doing in the background, a perfect haven to implement "surveilance", if and when the will is there