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    Customer: “Someone stole my satellite navigation. The police told me you can block it.”

    Me: “I’m sorry, you were misinformed. Your satellite navigation can only receive a GPS signal. It does not transmit anything, so we are unable to find it, or disable it.”

    Customer: “But they told me you can block the signal.”

    Me: “Unfortunately, only the U.S. military can block GPS signals.”

    Customer: “Well, can’t you call them?”

    Me: “I am afraid not. They will only disable GPS use in times of war.”

    Customer: “But, can’t you tell them my satellite navigation was stolen?”

    Me: “If they disable GPS use, it is disabled for everyone, except the military.”

    Customer: “So?”