352 Inc. / Marketing / August 26th, 2008

The New iPhone: Great Gadget or Silent Killer?

So the iPhone topped Stephen Colbert’s latest ThreatDown, a list of the top five threats to America.  Why?  A kill switch.  Check out the video (skip ahead to 5:40):

As funny as that is, what’s the deal there?  Seems a bit odd to me.  What started as a conspiracy theory has turned in to a legitimate “big brother” concern.  There is a ton off fallout on this among the blogosphere.  And now, there are tips out there for how to block the long arm of the apple law, like this one: http://www.iphonehacks.com/2008/08/bossprefs-fix.html