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Location logging. Good or Bad idea?

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Well...what dumb person

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would carry their cell phone into a convenience store if they intended to rob it? Of course we have heard of folks walking up to a bank teller, showing their ID and, then, pull a gun. If you do that, you deserve a visit from the cops. I'm not sure how this would work if police were interested in finding eye witnesses.
FWIW, I sat on a jury with a man charged with murder who was tracked through his phone. The police got a warrant to have the phone service ping the device to locate it. He was found hundreds of miles from the murder scene using this method and not Google.

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Don't phones need to have the battery removed

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for complete invisibility? Many of course cannot be removed. We'll be using lots of tin foil when the crunch comes, or not using devices at all.

Try a clear conscience. Happy

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So far, Airplane mode seems to be enough.

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For those that must have it not emit a peep, there are RF containment bags that work well.

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