[Freedombox-discuss] FreedomBox in the Chronicle of Higher Education

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Sun Sep 25 16:40:55 UTC 2011

On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 12:53:58PM +1000, Weaver wrote:

> Not specifically replying to this post, but with regard to mobile tech
> mentions that have me worried.
> With a conventional mobile phone, in the past, if you took the battery
> out while moving from point to point, you couldn't be traced.
> However, the goalposts appear to be moving somewhat:
> http://tinyurl.com/3bbphyn

This is incorrect. Pulling the battery (not just switching off)
is safe, as long as the phone case itself doesn't have an RFID which 
could be inductively supplied from a close source.

IMSI catchers and such are not particularly new.
> Take no notice of the potential for 'constitutional abuse'. That will
> continue to be abused as usual.

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