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Apple Could Prevent iPhone Users From Recording at Concerts

A fan records on his mobile phone the band Eagles of Death Metal during a concert in Bogota on March 9, 2016. AFP PHOTO/Diana Sanchez / AFP / DIANA SANCHEZ (Photo credit should read DIANA SANCHEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
A fan records on his mobile phone the band Eagles of Death Metal during a concert in Bogota on March 9, 2016. AFP PHOTO/Diana Sanchez / AFP / DIANA SANCHEZ (Photo credit should read DIANA SANCHEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

It is a common phenomenon at concerts—a wave of hands holding their phones in the air to capture some footage, or even record the event in...

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