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Re: 'Screaming' Cell Phones to Cut Down Theft

DevilsPGD (
Tue, 03 Oct 2006 19:36:49 -0500

In message <> (RadicalModerate) wrote:

> Marc Jones <> wrote:

>> Costing around 120 pounds ($224.3) a year the technology is not 100
>> percent fool proof however, with organized tech savvy thieves likely
>> to have the equipment and know how be able to get round the security
>> measures.

> That works out to #10 (~$16.50) a month for nightly address book and
> memo backup plus disabling a phone before a crook can rack up your
> bill. And you still need to buy a new phone.

That's pretty high ... Unless your phone gets stolen more then once a
year, wouldn't it be cheaper to just self-insure (put the money in
savings, buy a new phone when needed)?

I'm sorry sir, you can't park your van on the diving board.

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