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There’s always a gotcha. These new rules are effective going forward so carriers could argue that only phones launched commercially after this date should be subject. Also, the rules were put together and agreed upon by the CTIA, formerly the Communication Telecommunication Industry Alliance, i.e. the carriers and a few other corporations. It feels a bit like the foxes watching the chicken coop.
Or, if you're in a spy movie, you could have an array of jamming antennas that leave a quieter zone corresponding to a weakness in your Faraday cage, and right there you broadcast a signal you generate that interprets back to the random browsing of this fellow from India whom you pay to have spyware recording and sending you his online activities.
Mr Cameron has previously said in relation to cyber attacks that there should be no "means of communication" which "we cannot read".
It sounds like Mr Cameron wants microphones in every person's residence.
People who feel with absolute certainty that someone else is always the problem will always try to grab more power for themselves, and because of that, they can't be trusted with the ability to grab power, even though their current goals in using that power are ostensibly laudatory. They can't be trusted with power, because they will never consider any part of any of their own goals as being suspect. Citizens don't benefit when people who can't cope with compromising and feeling frustrated have a career in politics or public service.
What if you made it so that the voting happened online, but the verification could only happen in a "vote verification booth" that is similar to (and monitored similarly to) a secret ballot voting booth. The number of people who would actually want to verify would always be smaller that the number who vote, so that might provide the beneficial convenience for the voting along with the security to keep thugs from seeing the verification. You could talk about a person bringing a camera into the verification booth, but that could happen with a voting booth also.