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In today's Texas Tech Smartphones that has become such an epidemic that cellphone providers lawmakers and now the FCC are teaming up to combat ended.
A new nationwide database aimed at stopping me use -- stolen Smartphones is being announced today by this consortium.
The database will be reinforced by bill proposed by senator Chuck Schumer who said quote.
Our goal is to make a stolen cellphone as worthless as -- and -- -- it.
Now cellphone theft is a major issue for owners and lot enforcement officials alike in fact Smart phone and cell phone -- Account for thirty to 40%.
Of all robberies in the United States and here in New York Charles.
And in Washington DC they count for even more at 40%.
Since the robbers are coming up to get your cell phones for -- yeah.
Well the database will prevent stolen start Smartphones from being used on other networks but there's some things you can -- to protect your phone in the meantime.
Here are ways to make -- Smart from a little bit more dumb to -- first passed word attacked your device.
Or install -- -- that wipes out the data when -- it's lots of pretty standing here mean people lose their cellphones but is stealing cell phones becoming a major issue -- now old the FTC and lawmakers in.
And and the police are getting involved here.
Ultimatum wild -- just I had I had no -- you know so -- so my one -- the other that it actually a lot -- that you've.
That's what I'm sure they would try to return as it is they got it.
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