Always watching.
@brombek@lemmy.ml
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But, but, but… it will be more secure! Also think about the children!

arbocenc
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Use pinephone ;-) It has hardware switches and runs linux :-p

Jedrax
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It also misses calls and texts “:-p”. People predominately want reliability from their phone os…

poVoq
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If we had phones with trustworthy software on them, then this would be a nice hardware feature instead of a scary problem…

let’s hope that proper free software will win over tech monopolies in the future. Then I can finally sleep well while owning a smartphone that has all kind of “magic” features

@greensand@lemmy.ml
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Even worse, it probably eats up a significant amount of battery

I don’t want to think about it… And now that all phones have ultra rapid charge I can see batterys just dying as if were iPhones.

@d1tt0@lemmy.ml
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This sucks.

Already microphones that always listen. This was the next “logical” leap for this dark path.

@greensand@lemmy.ml
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At least cameras you can easily cover

@camccar@lemmy.ml
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Yeah that’s what I was thinking. Buy a librem 5 with hardware cut off switches if you want the privacy

Even if I love the ideas and the librem phone 5. It’s just way to expensive. I mean, if it was a 100/150€ phone I will bought it instantly. Sadly I do not have the money

Pinephones are cheaper and also have kill switches. Another option is to get a old Google Pixel and isntall GrapheneOS on it.

@savoy@lemmygrad.ml
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Wait until companies start to have this on the phones and laptops they issue

@molly@lemmy.ml
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Scary

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