[Noisebridge-discuss] NoiseDrone

Jonathan Foote jtfoote at ieee.org
Mon Nov 21 10:18:19 PST 2011


Among the tools "they" have are "stingrays:" equipment that mimics a
cell tower and allows interception. Why block when you can snoop?

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111904194604576583112723197574.html



On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 10:04 AM, Gopiballava Flaherty
<gopiballava at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Nov 21, 2011, at 10:07, Forrest Flanagan <solenoidclock at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I'd count on 802.11 standards and cell phone radios being hindered in the event of any large police action.
>
> Intentional interference is, by my reading, against FCC rules. I'd be very surprised if police departments had 802.11 blocking systems.
>
> For cellular, they may have the ability to turn on a 'public safety has priority' system. I read that the FCC was investigating the BART switchoff.
>
> Thanks,
>
> gopi at iPhone
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