Don’t buy that stolen (GSM) phone

Mobile Monday says that the GSM Association (GSMA), the global trade association for the world’s GSM mobile operators, has set-up a database that can track stolen GSM phones. Here is how it works – local operators upload a list of stolen phones and their information into their database, which is uploaded to a central repository maintained by GSMA. Anytime tries to buy-or-sell a stolen phone, bingo: you are nailed.

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