Minnesota calls first on “kill-switch” law; California cries

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In what is ensured to create chaos to manufacturers as a multitude of states now plan to pass their own “kill-switch” bills, Minnesota becomes the first state to sign the bill into law, narrowly beating out California who passed a similar law last week. It would go into effect one ...

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California Senate does about face; “Kill switch” bill approved

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After revising the cell phone kill-switch bill that was rejected at the end of April, it appears that the California Senate has approved the controversial bill. The key changes made were items like giving the carriers a six-month extension to the deadline for compliance and to clarify that ...

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New judge ruling declares law enforcement must have a warrant in order to access mobile location data

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Worried about whether or not Big Brother can keep his prying eyes on your location at all times? With mobile devices relying more and more heavily on location data every day, the concern is certainly legitimate. However, today, ruling came down from U.S. Judge Lynn Hughes that law enforcement ...

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