Burner phone for international call from US

John Newman jnn at synfin.org
Mon Jul 22 04:18:54 PDT 2019

On July 21, 2019 11:26:44 PM UTC, Douglas Lucas <dal at riseup.net> wrote:
>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
>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
>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
>option, then the device needs a loud speakerphone so I can point a
>digital audio recorder at it and record the calls for later
>The purpose is journalistic research which, sorry not sorry Russophile
>Zennadsfnsdjg Harkargfdsjkghsdkjg, I will not describe, even though
>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
>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
>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

The so-called "Obama phones" are indeed true pieces of shit.
They squeeze a few dozen uninstallable apps on a phone with
8G of local storage and like 512M ram... Anyway, I am fairly 
sure you can make international calls, but depending on the
provider you may have to add funds to what comes each month
with the device.

 Also I'm not sure
>possible to install one of the seedy call-recording apps on one of
>gov devices.

It should be, they are just shitty Android devices. But, no

>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
>more helpful to ask, or an up-to-date guide or FAQ about this sort of
>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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