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Like recording live shows with your iPhone? A new patent granted to Apple details a new method of shutting down such behavior without the owner’s consent
an iPhone camera design capable of receiving infrared signals in order to prevent the illegal recording of events
"An infrared emitter can be located in areas where picture or video capture is prohibited, and the emitter can generate infrared signals with encoded data that includes commands to disable the recording functions of devices,”
civil liberties advocates may still be against the technology due to its ability to shut down the covering of protests by citizens
originally posted by: Mrgone
This tech had been around for a while.
Imagine it being deployed by police during a protest/ riot. My solution? Go buy an older phone that's not connected to WiFi and use it exclusively as your camera.