All Smartphones To Have Killswitch Option


The cellphone industry has agreed to add a “killswitch” so users can remotely disable a lost or stolen phone. But it’ll be opt-in, something that’s left lawmakers unsatisfied. Politicians in several areas have pushed for state or local laws that would force phone manufacturers to include a killswitch in all new phones, with network carriers […]

Indian Cops Lose Password For Eight Years


Delhi police have admitted that they didn’t investigate complaints about their conduct for eight years because they didn’t know the password to the online complaints system. The Indian Express reports that: Every year, the Central Vigilance Commission  holds meetings with government departments to take stock of the complaints with them. Sources said that since 2006, […]