Loosing your moko

Gilbert Hartmann BertHartm at gmail.com
Wed Apr 9 16:29:16 CEST 2008

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Flemming Richter Mikkelsen wrote:
| On 4/9/08, Sebastian Billaudelle <sebbil at gmx.de> wrote:
|> Yes, i think a "normal" hijacker has no skills to flash the image - it is
|> unusual with normal phones. I think nearly all of them don't know about a
|> function like the one we are discussing here.
|> But i think there is another problem: I don't know if it legal to track
|> the position of a person without his/her permission - even if he/she has
|> stolen my phone...
|> Will the cops be allowed to use this information? There are lots of crazy
|> laws... Is a lawyer here on this list?
| It depends on which country you are in.

I would guess it falls under the same rules as LoJack (the car tracking GPS),
which seems to be perfectly legal in the US at least. Also, you aren't
technically tracking the person so much as you're tracking your phone.

- --Bert
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