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06/12/2003 Archived Entry: "Prepaid ISP service not so private"

IF YOU'VE WONDERED WHETHER AT&T'S NEW PREPAID ISP SERVICE might be a useful privacy option, check out the commentary on Declan McCullagh's PoliTech list. The short version is that unless you know some technically sophisticated workrounds, your phone number will be recorded, even if you've blocked it, and AT&T may also record the URLS of any sites you visit, any people you send e-mail to, etc.

Posted by Claire @ 10:10 AM CST

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