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Even with a pinephone they can triangulate a user's position. At least with those you can keep identification out of it, or simply turn off the device.

@jmw150 @sergeant

To an extent. At least on 4G that isn't all that accurate if done ex-post. 5G is a different story...

Honestly, I am perfectly satisfied with 4G... why people feel the need for gigabit-speeds on a device with a 5-inch screen is a mystery to me and to lose yet more privacy in the process.

The standard answer is, "But it will enable the internet-of-things!!"

Um... your fridge needs a gigabit connection???

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