"With iOS 8 law enforcement can now control your phone and prevent you from taking photos, videos and recordings of officers when they are near. The apps will be disabled within a certain radius. Capturing any police brutality is now prohibited."
Apple employee who demands to remain anonymous
Sept. 17, 2014
This better be a fucking joke/rumor.
Apple holds a patent which mentions that its technology could have applications for law enforcement and government security. For example, the patent description notes that covert ‘police or government operations may require complete ‘blackout’ conditions’.
This little tidbit sold me on the Galaxy over the iPhone for my next phone since I’m due for an upgrade.
If true, this is horrifying.
First unwanted U2 albums and now this no thanks
I have no idea if this is legit but if it is I’ll be pissed. I’m gonna go research this now but i have the habit of refreshing tabs before looking so ill lose this post and not get to say that IF THIS IS TRUE: Airplane mode should circumvent this. That mode, which can be accessed from the quick menu blocks the phones ability to receive or send signals of any kind. I might be missing something but that sounds right to me.
Today’s a day off, video games time!
there is no “tumblr hivemind” tumblr does not “contradict itself” nor is tumblr “welcoming and accepting” tumblr is not a single person it’s a fuckton of people with different opinions. those two contradictory text posts by sj bloggers you saw today were made by *gasp* different people! it’s revolutionary, ain’t it?
(Source: bluelanternrazer, via digitallyimpaired)