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[Discuss] GPS feature in cellphones?

Bill Ricker wrote:
> ?If it's off enough to make an airline happy, it's not reporting 
> anything, even *if* it's passively tracking?

Are you sure? I wouldn't be:

> By September 2004, a new NSA technique enabled the agency to find
> cellphones even when they were turned off. JSOC troops called this
> ?The Find,? and it gave them thousands of new targets, including
> members of a burgeoning al-Qaeda-sponsored insurgency in Iraq,
> according to members of the unit.

Rich P.

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