2012-07-15 "This phone is tapped" Image under Cre ...
Strong opinions in That's Not My Phone, It's My Tracker - NYTimes.com:
"This phone is tapped"
Image under Creative Commons cc-by-sa license, via File: This phone is tapped.jpg - Wikimedia commonsTHE device in your purse or jeans that you think is a cellphone — guess again. It is a tracking device that happens to make calls. Let’s stop calling them phones. They are trackers.Maybe the current wave of news about the high numbers of people in the US targeted by data requests to cell phone companies by law enforcement will also get some followup in the Netherlands and get some more numbers out in the open. See also: Cell Carriers See Rise in Requests to Aid Surveillance - NYTimes.com:In the first public accounting of its kind, cellphone carriers reported that they responded to a startling 1.3 million demands for subscriber information last year from law enforcement agencies seeking text messages, caller locations and other information in the course of investigations.