U.S. Senator Issues Letter To Top 5 Wireless Carriers Urging Kill Switch Adoption

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http://techcrunch.com – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota has today taken up the battle cry of numerous legislators before her, calling for wireless carriers to enable new anti-theft technology on handsets. According to the Senator, one-third of robberies involve cell phone theft, resulting in an estimated $30 billion in lost or stolen phones. That said, Klobuchar has written a letter to the heads of the major wireless carriers, including Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and U.S. Cellular. In the letter, she requests an explanation as to why “the most advanced security features” haven’t bee (IT news)