Senator Asks Carriers to Explain Kill Switch Decision
Permanantly disable it? Why not do the exact same thing, but be able to reactivate it if you want, maybe with a password or encryption key of some kind that you could enter on a website?
Lost revenue? If you use the kill switch you'll STILL have to make an insurance claim! Seems lost revenue would be $0.
The Senate is pretty useless and should be abolished. These people very obviously don't live with the common people, and have no idea what their wants and needs are.
How would they lose money?
How is phone software their responsibility? Anyone who wants this sort of thing can already get it.
See, Look, we are doing work!
Apple already has an actvation lock built into the icloud, and there are tons of apps that offer remote lock. AND if the phone is reported lost or stolen (on CDMA anyway) it cant be reactived.
Sounds like they are just trying to pretend they are doing something so they look busy.