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Mainstream Bluetooth Shenanigans

Posted: November 22nd, 2003 | Author: | Filed under: Web Services | Comments Off

Bill Thompson at BBC News writes about as mainstream as it gets about bluejacking, bluesniffing, bluedriving, etc.

On the 2151 train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge I eagerly checked my mobile phone to see which other Bluetooth devices I could find, hoping to indulge in a spot of bluejacking or bluestumbling or whatever else I could get up to, only to find that there were no other Bluetooth devices within range.

I’m sure that there are even fewer bluetooth devices per capita here in the US.  I tend to leave Bluetooth off unless I’m using it, and even then I usually don’t shout out to the Bluetooth world, “HERE I AM!”  Listening to the Shmoo guys talk about Bluetooth (in)security, I’m a parinoid little user.

Yeah, I’m no fun.

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