California Cell Phone "Kill Switch" Bill Advances - NBC Bay Area

    California Cell Phone "Kill Switch" Bill Advances

    On a second attempt, California lawmakers advanced a bill Thursday that would require electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all smartphones as a way to deter what one senator called a crime wave of thefts. Nannette Miranda reports. (Published Thursday, May 8, 2014) On a second attempt, California lawmakers advanced a bill Thursday that would require electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all... See More