FCC, Wireless Carriers Will Create National Database To Fight Smartphone, Tablet Thefts

The burgeoning market for stolen smart phones and tablet devices is the target of a new partnership between the FCC, law enforcement and wireless carriers, who announced today a plan to create a national database that would render the stolen devices worthless. During the next six months, the nation's top wireless carriers will work to create databases of stolen devices. The unique identifying number on each stolen device will be entered into a database that will prevent thieves from being able...Full Story
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