Apple tracked down person who took prototype iPhone!

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  1. Mark Booth macrumors 65816

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  2. Mark Booth thread starter macrumors 65816

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    From the article:
    THAT is how Apple and the police tracked this thief down. I'm sure Apple was on the lookout for the prototype iPhone's device ID via iTunes. The minute this guy connected to a Mac, the iTunes account associated with that Mac told Apple everything they needed to know about the location of the iPhone.

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  3. Mark Booth thread starter macrumors 65816

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    The article goes on to verify that the thief "shopped" the iPhone around to various news sources, looking for money in exchange for the "exclusive". Note at the bottom of the article that Wired was contacted and declined when the person made mention of requesting payment.

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  5. troop231 macrumors 603

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    It's the same gist.
     
  6. TheAppleGeek macrumors 6502a

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    Hopefully, Apple will do the same for me if I ever lose my phone.
     
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    Don't we all wish:D
     
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  10. red5ive macrumors newbie

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    Wishful thinking. Nothing is going to happen to this guy.
     
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    I can't believe Apple requested to search the guys house. Crazy!
     

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