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Windows Phone 7 has an app kill switch, too

Microsoft has joined the ranks of Apple and Google in placing what, to some, is considered a controversial security measure into its mobile application platform.

Built into Windows Phone 7, and the apps made available through the included marketplace application, is a layer of security that lets Microsoft disable or remove entirely an application from a user’s device. The safety feature, it turns out, was also included in Windows 6.5 through the Windows Marketplace for Mobile.

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