Apple locks the phones, stolen by looters during the riots in the United States. It is reported by CNN.
Stolen gadgets comes a message that the device is monitored and the location information will be transmitted to the authorities.
The owner offered to return the device to the store, and then stolen iPhone stops working.
Protests in the US began after may 25 after a tough police detention in Minneapolis died African American George Floyd. Forensic examination confirmed that the death was caused by strangulation. The patrol suspected Floyd that he paid with a fake $ 20 bill.
Demonstrators took to the streets and began throwing the police with firecrackers and bottles. During the protests were looted shop, unknown persons set fire to several industrial and commercial buildings, as well as a police station. One person was killed. Native of Floyd appealed to the protesters asking them not to allow violence.
On may 29, police officer Derek Shovina, which used a rear naked choke against Floyd, was arrested.
The authorities took the decision to use the national guard in several cities. By 2 June in nine U.S. States, killing 11 people, among them – both police and demonstrators.