Nokia shooting bullets at fake batteries

Posted on Wednesday, December 15 2004 @ 23:43 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Nokia on Wednesday said it will put hologram labels on cell phone batteries as part of a move to help consumers avoid counterfeits.

The new label will consist of a hologram and a hidden 20-digit authentication code that becomes visible when a portion of the label's surface is scratched, the phone maker said. Users will be able to verify the code online or via short message service.

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