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Rep. Jackie Speier would crack down on 'burner' phones

Original post made on Mar 23, 2016

U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, is trying to crack down on "burner" phones – unregistered pre-paid cellphones often used by terrorists, human traffickers and drug dealers.

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Posted by paranoidmuch?
a resident of another community
on Mar 23, 2016 at 8:59 pm

good lord. do we have no privacy at all?
next step...toilets that take your dna and drug test you.
cash registers that check your bank balance.
ugh.


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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of another community
on Mar 24, 2016 at 10:25 pm

I agree, paranoidmuch. I remember years ago buying one during a terrible storm when my landline went out and I'd just lost my mobile. It was really useful. It's no ones business if I use a "burner" phone or not.


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