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Re: Cellular phone tracing
At 05:49 PM 9/6/96 EDT, E. Allen Smith wrote:
> From comp.risks:
>Date: Mon, 2 Sep 1996 22:24:13 -0400 (EDT)
>From: [email protected]
>Subject: FedEx monitoring of cellular phonecall locations
>[...] nowhere near either of those places, so I did not bother to mention my
>current location to the operator. The next day, Saturday, I called FedEx
>with the same cell phone from Blowing Rock to arrange the pickup. The
>operator immediately asked if I wanted them to come to the intersection that
>I had placed my call from the day before.
>Two days later, a FedEx operator confirmed that they are getting "new
>systems" at some locations that are able to record the locations from which
>cellular calls are placed.
>I have now asked Cellular One three times to explain to me why they do not
>tell subscribers that they pass this location information through the
>system, but to no avail. [...]
>========== end fwd.
You should DEFINITELY start worrying when the FexX operator says something
like, "I see you're the guy in the red shirt and brown pants."