Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Sunday, May 04, 2014

With smartphone theft rampant, apps like Find My iPhone offer a new option for those desperate to recover their devices, allowing victims to act when the police will not. But the emergence of this kind of do-it-yourself justice -- an unintended result of the proliferation of GPS tracking apps -- has stirred worries among law enforcement officials that people are putting themselves in danger for the sake of an easily replaced item. "It opens up the opportunity for people to take the law into their own hands, and they can get themselves into really deep water if they go to a location where they shouldn't go," said San Francisco district attorney George Gascon.

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'"It opens up the opportunity for people to take the law into their own hands, and they can get themselves into really deep water if they go to a location where they shouldn't go," said San Francisco district attorney George Gascon.'

If a person can use the app to tell the cops exactly there their stolen phone is and the cops still don't want to be bothered then law enforcement really shouldn't being tsk-tsking anyone over this.

#1 | Posted by Sully at 2014-05-05 12:55 PM | Reply | Flag:

Ho f*** Ho! I pray that my phone shows me the way to the gotdam thief!

#2 | Posted by phesterOBoyle at 2014-05-05 03:11 PM | Reply | Flag:

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