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originally posted by: burdman30ott6
a reply to: zosimov
There are answers... Keep your mobile devices in a Faraday Bag when not directly using them and, if you anticipate really wanting a bit of privacy, this store has some amazing toys. Use VPNs for web activities. Use creative facial coverings in this era of acceptable public mask wearing thanks to COVID to prevent almost all facial recognition efforts you're likely to encounter.
Be smart, take the privacy you want rather than just being satisfied with the fleeting crumbs of privacy the system permits you to keep.
originally posted by: PhyllidaDavenport
Can anyone remember when mobile phones first appeared and they were covered in warnings? Like don't hold it close to your head for too long or for women don't 'keep it in your bra as they can cause breast cancer. Those warnings have all gone now and sadly the only scientific reports available are those funded by the mobile phone companies. I discovered only today, by accident, that my daughters fitbit gives off quite a large amount of RF radiation because of the need to be permanently connected to bluetooth and that sleeping with her fitbit on (which is necessary apparently for sleep analysis) is really quite dangerous as RF radiation is short wavelength high frequency which can penetrate human tissue, plus with the electronic sensors needed against the skin to run the thing, it creates an electro magentic field.
We've become very complacent when you look at it, with regards to technological advances. It seems to be a case of must have the latests and greatest without any regard to safety, and if you DO question safety, you're a tin foil hat wearing conspiracy theorist rather than a concerned user.
originally posted by: subfab
a reply to: zosimov
a couple of months ago i was in a conference room talking about credit scores. later that same day, my phone began spamming me with free credit score websites to visit.
cell phones are always listening.