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[TC] Blackphone: A Pro-Privacy Android-Based Smartphone

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...meet Blackphone, a smartphone that’s been designed to enable secure, encrypted communications, private browsing and secure file-sharing.


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Blackphone is unlocked and works with any GSM carrier. Performance benchmarks put it among the top performers from any manufacturer.
It has the features necessary to do all the things you need, as well as all the things you want, while maintaining your privacy and security and giving you the freedom to choose your carrier, your apps, and your location.

drool.gif I know what my next phone will be. thumb.gif
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*Secretly funded by the NSA*

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Looks very similar to my Nexus 4 smile.gif
    
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looks good

if the price was right I could see owning it
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I hope we see more of these types of phones, but with LTE.
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And then, in a few years, the Phone "magically" disappears as it was linked to numerous crimes, etc. Crimes that could have easily be filtered through an automatic detection of certain key words that could have been investigated upon.
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I don't think it's smart to buy a product that's made for privacy. People who buy such things want privacy more than others, so it would be a more interesting device to spy on (for the NSA and such).
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I don't think it's smart to buy a product that's made for privacy. People who buy such things want privacy more than others, so it would be a more interesting device to spy on (for the NSA and such).

Kind of agree, real security is by obscurity

no harm in creating a competitive market though
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And then, in a few years, the Phone "magically" disappears as it was linked to numerous crimes, etc. Crimes that could have easily be filtered through an automatic detection of certain key words that could have been investigated upon.
It's a crime for the government to investigate people without due cause. How about we start there?
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Kind of agree, real security is by obscurity

no harm in creating a competitive market though

Security by obscurity only gets you so far, and quite frankly only helps against skids who don't know what they're doing that just download a program and attempt to use it. Obscurity has it's uses, but it is not "real" security. You can do some fun things that do buy you time, but overall, obscurity won't protect you.
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