Apple blocks smartphone stolen during protests in the United States

Apple monitors and blocks the smartphones that have been stolen from stores during protests in the United States, according to CNN.

As the channel reports, screenshots, a message from Apple that come on stolen phones began to appear in social networks and various sites at the beginning of this week. The company shall notify the user that the phone is locked and tracked, and requests to bring it back to the store, the address of which is also attached in the message.

"The device was disabled and monitored. Local authorities will be notified" - leads the TV channel is an example of such notification.

CNN reminds that the brand shops in the United States began to open only recently, after a temporary closure in connection with the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection. Some of them, including stores in new York, Philadelphia, and Washington, have reported the theft and vandalism.

The company refused to give the channel any comments on this topic.

The cities of the U.S., a wave of protests and unrest after the death in Minneapolis at the hands of police of African-American Floyd. In the Internet appeared the video, which police put the handcuffs Floyd, knocked him down and piled on top of him, the three of us, and one of them stepped on his knee on the neck. Floyd on video several times says that he can not breathe, then fades. He died in intensive care. After the riots, fired four police officers and one of them was accused of murder.