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SF district attorney thinks of smartphone theft differently after leading SFPD

Q&A: CNET met with San Francisco D.A. George Gascon to talk about his push for a smartphone anti-theft bill, which is likely headed to a Thursday vote in California's state senate.

By April 24, 2014

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For lost iPhone, SFPD wants bar's surveillance video

San Francisco Police have asked owners of Cava 22, the bar where an Apple employee lost an unreleased iPhone in July, to see their surveillance video. Are there images of what happened to the missing device?

By September 25, 2011

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Full text: SFPD statement on aiding Apple

In a press release, the San Francisco Police Department, after initially saying no records existed of a search for a missing iPhone that was first reported by CNET, confirms involvement.

By September 3, 2011

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Did SFPD reveal that lost device is iPhone 5?

San Francisco Police Department issues statement via Word file labeled iPhone5.doc. The police and Apple have only added to confusion about probe into lost unreleased iPhone.

By September 3, 2011

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Ep. 1259: Where we blow smoke up your tower

San Francisco has a big problem with iPhone theft, which is why the SFPD have taken to undercover sting operations to get to the source of the racket. Some say their tactics entrap law-abiding citizens into a transaction, others applaud its ingenuity. This story and more on today's 404!

By April 29, 2013

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The 404 1,259: Where we blow smoke up your tower (podcast)

San Francisco has a big problem with iPhone theft, so the SFPD has taken to undercover sting operations to get to the source of the racket. Some say their tactics entrap law-abiding citizens into a transaction; others applaud its ingenuity. This and more on today's 404!

By April 29, 2013

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San Francisco police tape scandal

A video tape made by the SFPD incites an uproar.

May 22, 2008

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Calif. governor signs smartphone 'kill switch' bill into law

Law requires security software to come enabled by default, but other than that, not much will change for most smartphone users.

By August 25, 2014

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Thief steals iPhones, leaves Samsung Galaxy

Police say a man broke into a wireless store in Virginia and stole several iPhones. He did, however, leave his own Samsung Galaxy behind.

By July 11, 2013

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Cell phone 'kill switch' bill signed into law in Minnesota

Law requires all connected devices sold in the state to be equipped with antitheft software.

By May 14, 2014