California lawmakers pass smartphone 'kill switch' bill

The bill was also opposed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which said the imposition of a 'kill switch' could quell innovation of similar software, pointing at features such as Find My iPhone. The organization was also concerned that it remained unclear who would be authorized to turn off a phone, since any party with access to the switch – including law enforcement and malicious actors – could exploit this option.

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