A postal employee in the United States has been killed in a freak accident while trying to recover an old cell phone from a drainage ditch.
Drivers in Manitoba in Canada are unimpressed with cell phone driving bans and continue to use the devices while behind the wheel, according to the results of a recent Manitoba Public Insurance survey.
A man who was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting from a Kmart store in Asheville in North Carolina in the United States and who gave a false name to police officers had his true identity revealed by his old cell phone and his Facebook page, exposing him as being wanted for attempted murder in another state, according to Asheville Police.
People who have to attend court ordered community service would be well advised not to bring their new or old cell phones with them when they turn up, or they could find themselves heading to prison.
Senator Billy Hudson has introduced a bill to the Mississippi state Senate to try to ban the use of new and old cell phones, and any other handheld device, to text or make telephone calls while driving a motor vehicle.
Most cell phone users have no desire to receive telemarketing phone calls. Not only are the calls a waste of most people’s time, they also eat up valuable minutes that cell users pay for if they’re not on an unlimited plan.
A cell phone video that has been obtained by NBC Mia shows a deputy from the Broward Sheriff’s Office having an off-duty attack of road rage, including demanding another driver hand over his old cell phone.
Students at a high school in one of Chicago’s large suburbs are in a great deal of trouble this week because of allegations that they have used their cell phones to help operate an illegal drug ring.
A former PCC assistant women’s volleyball coach has been accused of using a cell phone to shoot video up a woman’s skirts in Glendale Galleria in the United States.
Following the Carrier IQ controversy of last year, Representative Ed Markey has unveiled the first draft of a new bill, the Mobile Device Privacy Act, which would force app creators and mobile companies to inform users of the presence of any monitoring software.