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Forum Post: Those risking arrest this weekend should remove the IMEI sticker from their cell phones

Posted 1 year ago on Sept. 15, 2012, 1:59 p.m. EST by nomdeguerre (1775) from Brooklyn, NY
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The sticker is underneath the battery. The IMEI # can be used to track the phone (& user) even without knowledge of the phone number or through phone number/sim card changes.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IMEI

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[-] 1 points by nomdeguerre (1775) from Brooklyn, NY 1 year ago

I brought this up with the NLG (National Lawyers Guild) table in NY's Washington Sq. on Saturday -- they argued that Central Booking would use PCs to get all the info off cell phones anyway, so my suggestion wasn't necessary. OK, but why make it easy for them? Make them go the whole ten yards.

A break down group on 'knowing your rights/interacting with the police' did endorse the idea however.

[-] 1 points by nomdeguerre (1775) from Brooklyn, NY 1 year ago

Any actual occupiers read this forum?