At Thu, 20 Feb 2014 14:11:33 +0100, joerg Reisenweber wrote: > > On Thu 20 February 2014 12:05:00 Christoph Pulster wrote: > > Hi, > > > > @joerg: sorry we mis-communicate. > > No we don't. Or at least I don't. ;-) > > > I am not talking about tracking > > (location of caller), > > me neither since that's absolutely trivial > > > > but identification of caller. > > me too > > > > If I buy a mobile, name is registered and connected with IMEI. > > Depends. > > > > Using a Openmoko and changing IMEI with Michaels tool does make a "new" > > device out of it. Logfiles cant be law prooven evident of my identity. > > Sorry, that's a dangerous misconception. > Again, just in case I still didn't manage to make it clear enough: there is > nobody else but you on this earth calling those 3 phone numbers (unless you > call numbers that are getting called by 0.5mio users per day). > Simply compare who called number A during last year, and who also called > number B during last year already reduces number of individuals to max 10. > Then check which of those 10 individuals doesn't use her/his old IMEI anymore > and here you are: old IMEI linked to new fake IMEI. With only 2 calls done > from your new SIM and IMEI to your wife and your mother (or any other > arbitrary two "normal" phone numbers you called before). This will hold for > evidence on any court, better than fingerprints.
Why do you think the only use for a mobile phone is to make calls? If I only make a data connection and am careful to tunnel all of my data via Tor, then this identification method is useful. Neal _______________________________________________ Openmoko community mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community