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> Protection against what ?

Um, protection against random people wiping your phone maybe?

How do you expect the phone to distinguish between "password entered 10 times incorrectly by asshole" and "password entered 10 times incorrectly by thief"?

If this is a problem with your circle of friends: find new friends, or disable this feature.

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