Loosing your moko

Diego Fdez. Durán diego at goedi.net
Thu Apr 3 23:55:12 CEST 2008

On jue, 2008-04-03 at 18:30 +0200, Michele Renda wrote:
> Some days ago I was thinking something about this.
> My idea was this:
> 1. An application to install (who want) on openmoko. It is running as a 
> deamon. Configure very simple like username, password, server.
> 2. If it is running, check if there is connection. If yes, it send his 
> mac and gps coordinates to a server, that can be hosted to openmoko.org

Using this approximation the centralised server could be used to many
more things:
 Ex. Measure the distance between two FreeRunners, so you can find a
friend in a party :) (In the centralised server at openmoko.org you can
set who can see you location). 

> 3. every person can access to a web application, on openmoko.org where a 
> person can set the stealt allarm.
>      It there is the stealt allarm, openmoko.org will keep all the gps 
> position received every time that the freerunner is online.
>      else if clean all the position after 7 day (I think is a reasonable 
> time a person will know if a phone was stealt)
> 4. If a person didn't gave a stealt allarm, the person can not to access 
> to position logs (to avoid privacy violation)
> It can run because who steal a phone, usually he can sell. And an 
> openmoko phone is very suitable to go online, so if someone go online, 
> he will send as soon info about his position.
> Is possible to think that it will send the inserted sim number or s/n.
> This is my idea
> Sebastian Billaudelle wrote:
> > Hi there!
> >
> > I thought about the risk of loosing the moko or of getting it stolen...
> >
> > I got the following idea:
> > If you can't find you moko, you only have to send an SMS with a 
> > special keyword/passphrase to your moko.
> > It recognises the special text and sends the current coordinates to a 
> > server. So you can see it's position.
> >
> > cheers
> > Sebastian
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