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    These engineers produced an add-on for an iPhone (in the style of a “shield”) which connects to the test points on the iPhone motherboard to monitor actual use of GPS, wifi, etc, and as a result discovered that the device apparently transmits while in airplane mode.

    They stuck the whole thing in a case with a built in screen on it which displays line graphs for cellular, GPS, wifi, and bluetooth activity.

    This is hardware hacking at its finest. Why the downvote, did the wall of text about human rights at the top get in the way of the juicy build log in the middle and bottom? :)

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      did the wall of text about human rights at the top get in the way of the juicy build log in the middle and bottom?

      I have not (yet) read the article, but if you were to train a Bayesian filter (or neural net to be cool), I suspect a long nontechnical intro would predict a nontechnical ending. I imagine many humans have similar biases.

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        Alas!