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The new iPhone might shut off next time you try to film the police in public

Anyone who has a smartphone is capable of filming injustice in progress. Technology makes that kind of accountability possible, but technology could also undo that progress. Apple was granted a patent Tuesday that would allow certain people and institutions to shut down recording on nearby iPhones — here’s how.

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This is the first thing I thought of when I read that Apple had patented this kind of technology.

Hopefully, Apple will take that patent, lock it away, and never apply it to its devices.

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