At Thu, 20 Feb 2014 16:31:46 +0100, joerg Reisenweber wrote: > On Thu 20 February 2014 15:27:33 Neal H. Walfield wrote: > > 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 > > Err, right. For that usecase it might work - until you do *anything* that > gives away your ID, which is even more easy in internet than in a GSM call > (think searching for 2 or 3 topics on google which are specific to you. Or > visiting 2 or 3 specific websites, maybe even in a certain specific usage > pattern. Obviously you can't use email or anything like that. And google [and > others] might be able to identify you from your typing style and rhythm into > the search term textfield already). > > And no, you probably can't use a VPN to have only encrypted data transferred > over the air. I don't think there are any free and open VPN endpoints > available.
Using Tor avoids this problem. Check it out: https://www.torproject.org/ Neal _______________________________________________ Openmoko community mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community