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PrivacyPolicy/e for Jolla?

asked 2015-07-06 23:26:07 +0200

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updated 2016-08-17 10:58:40 +0200

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https://github.com/BramBonne/privacypolice. As far as I understand this system only allows wifi discovery for a SSID if the phone is at the right geo position. If a hotspot / wifi network appears at some unknown position it asks for connection. Links to papers included.

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Great idea!

Dylan Van Assche ( 2015-07-07 09:25:54 +0200 )edit

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answered 2015-07-07 14:53:44 +0200

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First it needs to be determined whether SFOS leaks the list of preferred network SSID's when scanning for AP's. If that indeed is the case it is relatively easy to patch the device not to do so.

Other more paranoid tactics like randomizing MAC address when scanning could also be taken to use.

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