1997-06-13 - Re: [CNN] Stolen Laptops and lame ‘solution’

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From: nexus@eskimo.com (Brian Lane)
To: Ray Arachelian <sunder@brainlink.com>
Message Hash: 2500471fab6c72637369b3c0aa8d1fbc3b295aabee7b9dafad3e6b96af7dc565
Message ID: <33a6a477.41847662@mail.eskimo.com>
Reply To: <Pine.SUN.3.96.970612114018.14283B-100000@beast.brainlink.com>
UTC Datetime: 1997-06-13 01:48:06 UTC
Raw Date: Fri, 13 Jun 1997 09:48:06 +0800

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From: nexus@eskimo.com (Brian Lane)
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 1997 09:48:06 +0800
To: Ray Arachelian <sunder@brainlink.com>
Subject: Re: [CNN] Stolen Laptops and lame 'solution'
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On Thu, 12 Jun 1997 11:57:57 -0400 (EDT), you wrote:

>(And yes I have that same sentiment about the LoJack car transponder, and
>the EZ-Pass toll paying system, and cell phones.  Each of these
>technologies can report on your whereabouts and thus pinpoint your
>location at any given time.  They're all invasion of privacy things that

  I agree. That's why I like my solution to finding my stolen car
better. A cellphone, GPS, and a little bit of glue electronics. If my
car is stolen, I call the cellphonein the trunk (or inside body panel,
etc.) enter my secret code and it reads out the current locaiton from
the GPS until I hang up on it.


Brian C. Lane             http://www.eskimo.com/~nexus                      KC7TYU
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