Openmoko GTA06

joerg Reisenweber joerg at
Sun Apr 13 13:50:27 CEST 2014

On Sun 13 April 2014 15:26:34 Norayr Chilingarian wrote:
> Then they need to filter who uses same Internet services as 
> me. This case it's much harder to make sure that me is me, right?

Nope, since your internet traffic is a way better richer fingerprint of you than 
the numbers you could call (or don't, according to your planned use)
Logging in on a single forum or webmail-service or polling your mail via POP3 
or registering with a VoIP registrar already suffices. Heck even a more or less 
arbitrary cookie left in your browser suffices.
And as already explained a IMEI popping up out of nowhere is *always* highly 
suspicious and will usually already suffice to put you into the group of those 
20 subjects that currently frequently use fake changing IMEIs. For the rest a 
rough geolocation will do to identify you as subject #8 of those 20 subjects.
It's like you running the streets wearing a gorilla mask, and then changing 
your gorilla mask to a pig mask and then 100m further you swap that for a 
donkey mask. *Everybody* will look at you and there's not much doubt who you 
are, despite you never showing your real face.
OOOH, I almost forgot: tell me which internet service you may use without a 
SIM you paid for. They will probably die from laughing about you when you 
constantly swap your IMEI without constantly swapping your SIM *and your 
geolocation* exactly same time.

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