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on April 8, 2015 in World News

Court mulls revealing secret government plan to cut cell phone service

Court mulls revealing secret government plan to cut cell phone service Feds: SOP 303 mobile-phone kill-switch policy would endanger public if disclosed. A federal appeals court is asking the Obama administration to explain why the government should be allowed to keep secret its plan to shutter mobile phone service during “critical emergencies.” The Department of Homeland Security came up with the plan—known as Standing Operating Procedure 303—after cellular phones were used to detonate explosives targeting a London public transportation system. SOP 303 is a powerful tool in the digital age, and it spells out a “unified voluntary process for the… View Article

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