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Apple wants its own private satellite phone system

Post by ericbarbour » Sat Dec 21, 2019 1:35 am

Long, difficult and disgusting reading. Is this the perfect expression of corporate arrogance? Because many firms have tried to do this before, and failed--without government support/funding it's apparently hopeless. The Thuraya satphone system only exists because the UAE's sheiks were tired of having people spy on their communications, "Supposedly". Because of course Iridium and Inmarsat are in bed with the NSA and the Five Eyes spooks.

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/12 ... -carriers/

Some reminders:

https://www.digitaltrends.com/apple/app ... -disputes/

https://www.cnet.com/news/apple-and-qua ... xt-iphone/

Plus, Inmarsat and Iridium are "specially protected" by the US and UK governments.....because the US and UK governments are their major customers. This little fact is rarely noticed.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... ty-grounds

https://defensesystems.com/articles/201 ... phone.aspx

Oh btw, did you know the Chinese government has already cracked satphone encryption? Explains all kinds of things.

https://thehackernews.com/2017/07/satel ... ption.html

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Re: Apple wants its own private satellite phone system

Post by CMAwatch » Sun Dec 22, 2019 8:15 pm

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