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How much more secure are older low tech phones than the more modern ones

Are older phones or phones designed for poorer countries any less susceptible to spying than the latest Apple, Google or Android models? I've read about CEO's looking for the very old brick phones because since they don't have the sophisticated technology of the modern phones, they're harder to monitor or track. I understand the phones w/o apps are clearly more secure regarding third parties because they aren't sending personal data to companies. But what the government and everything else; voice, location via cell towers, SMS; the very basics.
posted by CollectiveMind on Jan 4, 2014 - 12 answers

Public & private

Can you think of some common examples where a municipality promotes a private business in return for a benefit to residents? [more inside]
posted by paulina961 on Jan 6, 2011 - 9 answers

GSA Contract...Help!

My boss has asked me to work on getting our company a contract with the U.S. government's General Services Administration (GSA). I have been doing some research and reading everything I can about it, but I think this may be too big of a job for just me. Does anyone have any experience with working on a contract like this or know of any good resources for help? Anything that any of you can offer would be great. Thanks!
posted by healthykindofsick on Aug 6, 2010 - 9 answers

Should my company pay for sample 8(a) narratives?

Looking for insights, guidance, and advice on the 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business application process - particularly around paying for sample "narrative kits". [more inside]
posted by pants on Feb 10, 2010 - 2 answers

corporate personhood around the world

The story of how Corporations became legal people using the 14th amendment is pretty famous. But that's a US phenomenon. How did it work out in other countries? Are corporations legal people in the UK, France, Germany, Japan, Canada, Australia etc? [more inside]
posted by moorooka on Jan 22, 2010 - 11 answers

What happens to trillions in AIG debt?

AIG-in-the-loop-filter: Just how is AIG going to deal with the trillions of toxic debt in their troubled divisions? Give me the possible scenarios. [more inside]
posted by Muirwylde on Mar 17, 2009 - 7 answers

How effective is the government at regulating the economy?

With the assumption that the government is ineffective at influencing the economy through monetary/fiscal policy and also economic bailouts and packages, what evidence exists? [more inside]
posted by meta.mark on Nov 9, 2008 - 4 answers

Gov't RFP Sites?

What US governmental RFP sites are worth the time/money - or do you know of any free ones that are not impossible to search? [more inside]
posted by digitalprimate on May 26, 2008 - 2 answers

Work

Opening a small business in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. What do I do to register a small business with the government? I've been interested in doing this for a few reasons, mostly because I want to work for myself (a good enough reason I know) but am unsure how to register it bureaucratically. [more inside]
posted by Napierzaza on Feb 14, 2006 - 11 answers

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