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Good question. Why don't phones have physical switches on GPS and microphones?

In this case, the RSA sig is still better, though. Imagine that anyone sitting between the Intel plant and your local computer parts supplier could flip the switch.

It's a weak argument, I admit. There should be both protections at the same time.

There are phones that do have these switches.

Care to elaborate?

Asked from my N900, the only one I am aware of.

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