[FSO/SHR/debian] SMS location app

William Kenworthy billk at iinet.net.au
Thu Dec 25 13:56:49 CET 2008

I think this was discussed a few weeks back:

encryption has overhead - more than a 160 characters allows without

and why bother? - if the trigger is a random code known only to you,
whats the problem?


On Thu, 2008-12-25 at 23:31 +1100, Chris Samuel wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Dec 2008 4:33:13 pm Angus Ainslie wrote:
> > It watches for specially formatted SMSs and when it sees the right one it
> > SMSs back its location.
> Cool, I was talking this idea over with friends a few weeks ago so it's great 
> to see someone having the same idea who can actually programme. ;-)
> Can I suggest that authenticating messages with OpenPGP signed (optionally 
> encrypted too) messages might be a good idea ?
> That way you know that not just anyone can find out where you are when they 
> wish..
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