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hpr1459 :: Locational Privacy with retrotech-the lowly pager

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Hosted by deepgeek on 2014-03-06 and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
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Part of the series: Privacy and Security

In this open series, you can contribute shows that are on the topic of Privacy and Security

In this episode, deepgeek suggests that adding and old, and perhaps laughable by modern standards, device to your mobile lifestyle. Deepgeek reveals that said device is the pager, but he eventually gives good reasons for doing so.

The primary reason is that the paging company does not know where you are, so they can't tell "the man" where you are. Other reasons are redundancy and trouble interpreting audio. But in the end, you find out why first responders and medical and fire personal still use these devices, and how you, as a privacy lover, may reap benefits from using this technology also.

Some links mentioned in case you want to follow them...

Duck Duck Go search on locational privacy https://duckduckgo.com?q=locational+privacy

"privacy is dead" audio

USA's two remaining paging companies

don't forget to check out resellers for deals, like "free pager with one year prepaid

A good sms via email webpage


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