Burner phone for international call from US

Douglas Lucas dal at riseup.net
Sun Jul 21 16:26:44 PDT 2019

Dear cryptocurrency hoarders, aspiring cryptocurrency hoarders, and
those discarded by -- or barely hanging on in -- a global (anti)society
dedicated to assigning high status to those most adept at hoarding
commodities, while exterminating those odd enough to, like, help others:

In Seattle where I reside, I'd like to purchase a burner phone for less
than $100 USD, though upper limit price is negotiable. Preferably
purchase offline with cash.

This phone will be used by a comrade, whom I will coach, to place an
international call to a Western country, and a few calls within the
United States.

I do not want the recipients of the calls to associate them with me, my
name, my voice, my phone number, etc. The recipients of the calls are
low-level staffpeople at small/medium-sized enterprises and/or
educational institutions.

I do not care what super-duper state-level, corporate-level adversaries
know about me and my comrade and the calls. So although juking the NSA
and doing James Bond backflips is key to cryptofarters' masturbatory
fantasies, please hew to the standard spiels about threat models, etc.
Just trying to trick, er undercover interview, some low level
staffpeople at small/medium firms and educational institutions. Not God.

A key point is, it would be good if I could install onto the device one
of those obscure Russian or otherwise seedy apps that record all the
phone calls, so I may transcribe the phone calls later. If that's not an
option, then the device needs a loud speakerphone so I can point a small
digital audio recorder at it and record the calls for later transcription.

The purpose is journalistic research which, sorry not sorry Russophile
Zennadsfnsdjg Harkargfdsjkghsdkjg, I will not describe, even though last
time I asked something research-y you tried to pry the purpose out of
me, probably so you could use it a springboard to scream pro-Putin crap.

Some folks in Seattle suggested I obtain, from another person, one of
the government-funded smartphones that are sometimes handed out by
social services here. I've used these devices before, so many millions
of adverts clog the screens, they're a nightmare. Also they would betray
the area code, which probably isn't a problem but it would be ideal to
have at least a non-Seattle area code, maybe an area code in some other
Washington state area? Also I'm not sure if they can make international
calls, being government funded. Does anyone know? Also I'm not sure it's
possible to install one of the seedy call-recording apps on one of these
gov devices.

I'll be out of state in a few days, travelling in the US Pacific
Northwest for a few days, so if there's a model y'all would suggest I
buy at an out-of-state 7-Eleven or something, please let me know.

If you don't know, maybe you could suggest a subreddit where it would be
more helpful to ask, or an up-to-date guide or FAQ about this sort of thing.

Thanks! May all your cryptocurrency fantasies come true --
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charon%27s_obol -- may instead of gazing
at Assange's face endlessly, we instead do things that are pro social.


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