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Capturing Electronic Device Identities When Events Occur

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000239234D
Publication Date: 2014-Oct-23

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Disclosed is a system to capture cellular broadcasts and record the unique identifiers (IDs) of mobile devices when a significant event occurs. Investigators can then obtain the IDs, identify the device user or owner, and possibly identify a witness to the event and gather information.