[conspire] Cellphones and GSM privacy

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Tue Jun 26 13:30:16 PDT 2012

Quoting Adrien Lamothe (alamozzz at yahoo.com):

> Do the dumb phones sync even when switched off, or do you have to pull
> the SIM card?

Seems best to assume that 'switched off' is actually a standby mode
where many functions are still running.  That is definitely true of many
models; I don't know about all.

The way you head off that possibility is to yank the battery, not the

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