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Comment Re:How does one call me on a landline? (Score 1) 552

So if my kids are trouble and they need to contact me, your suggestion is that they call me at the concert or venue.

Yes, that's exactly how we did it in the old days before mobile phones. Name and phone number of the venue posted by the kitchen phone. If the kids aren't capable of making that call then they should have a babysitter.

Then there is the problem of the helpful "staff" as you call them finding me in a sea of other people.

Pause the show, make announcement over the PA system. Remember, this is in case of emergency.

Comment Re:Does it pass the Simon Phoenix test? (Score 1) 77

The key here is that if a disembodied eyeball or corpse can be used, it creates an incentive to kill or mutilate someone with sufficiently important info on their phone. So even while that person is alive and well, this phone adds to their worries.

Even if you don't use the feature, an attacker might assume you do. Even if your phone doesn't have the feature, an attacker might try it anyway. Thanks, Samsung (et al).

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