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Re: On/Off Switch
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Posted by JerseySaab [Email] (#666) [Profile/Gallery] (more from JerseySaab) on Mon, 3 Jul 2017 10:09:07 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: On/Off Switch, Bill Homer, Mon, 3 Jul 2017 07:29:56
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Considering the Ed Snowden revelations I don't think it is 'paranoid' to be concerned about these issues. (Though of course I don't want to wander too much into politics here.)

Smartphones engender in their use a serious intrusion into what little privacy we have left. In many if not most cases privacy intrusions are out of our control (things like license plate scanners and surveillance cameras), but in the case of a smartphone you have a choice as to whether you want to subject yourself to that level of surveillance or not. I choose not to.

I am aware that whenever even a simple cell phone is powered on it can be tracked, but mine is off (with battery removed) most of the time. It only gets turned on if I need to use it.

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