NY AG Presses Wireless Giants On 'Kill Switch' Block

Law360, New York (December 12, 2013, 3:44 PM EST) -- New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman revealed Wednesday that he has pressed the nation's top wireless carriers for more information on their possible collusion to block the adoption of a Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. “kill switch” proposal aimed at curbing smartphone theft.

Schneiderman's office released five letters the attorney general had sent to the heads of AT&T Inc., Sprint Corp., T-Mobile USA Inc., US Cellular Corp. and Verizon Wireless, in which he asked the companies to further explain their decision to prohibit Samsung's kill switch...
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