Verizon wants to lock down phones to protect consumers

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by ronjor, Feb 22, 2019.

  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    by Marguerite Reardon February 22, 2019
     
  2. Umbra

    Umbra Registered Member

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    Combat criminals... Come on... :rolleyes:

    There is better way to prevent illegitimate Sim cards swapping...
     
  3. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    FCC grants Verizon permission to lock new phones to its network for 60 days
    Verizon hopes the decision will prevent fraud
    June 26, 2019

    https://www.techspot.com/news/80687-fcc-grants-verizon-permission-lock-new-phones-network.html
     
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    USA still the best. But getting worse!
    I feel so much safer. :gack:
     
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