[ExI] (In)voluntary technology

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Wed Jul 31 20:43:04 UTC 2013

On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 06:27:36PM +0100, BillK wrote:

> It is voluntary in the sense that if you don't want to be tracked,
> then you leave your cellphone at home.

Just removing the battery will do. Switching off alone is
insufficient. Another additional annoyance is randomly 
changing IMEI (maybe with a grace period to allow
for some shift in location), and remixing IMSI from a 
prepaid pool (labor-intensive, and limited).

Notice you can run Tor (e.g. ORBot) on your phone, so you 
can uncouple your online activities from your physical
> So your embarrassing visits to the nude yoga group can go unrecorded.

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