Hard to tell which is dumber: the article or New York’s Attorney General.
It sure sounds like he’s not going to be happy until every smartphone is a remote detonation device. And if that happened, he’d probably sue the companies for making weapons of mass destruction.
Gerry Smith reporting on the undercover cops in San Francisco using iPhones to lure would-be criminals:
As the officers stand up and head for their squad cars, Garrity issues one last order: “Try not to lose the fucking phones!”
Given that nearly half of San Francisco residents own an iPhone — the highest rate of any city in the nation — this stolen phone bazaar amounts to a crucial conduit in an illicit, increasingly global trade.
Nearly half of all robberies in San Francisco last year involved smartphones, according to police.
If iPhone demand is down, no one has told the thief community yet…
Marc La Vorgna, NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg’s press secretary on the the city’s surge in crime this past year.
Demand for Apple products is coming from all corners. Unfortunately, it seems.