The iPhone short cut sends a quick text to a predetermined contact to tell them you've been pulled over, and it starts recording using the iPhone's front-facing camera. Once you've stopped recording, it can text or email the video to a different predetermined contact and save it to Dropbox. Photo: AFP

‘Siri, I'm getting pulled over’: A new short cut for iPhones can automatically record the police

While the developer didn't base the short cut on existing apps, he's been inspired by projects of digital rights groups like the Electronic Frontier Foundation

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The iPhone short cut sends a quick text to a predetermined contact to tell them you've been pulled over, and it starts recording using the iPhone's front-facing camera. Once you've stopped recording, it can text or email the video to a different predetermined contact and save it to Dropbox. Photo: AFP
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