New: Vince Ramos wanted Phantom Secure to be the Uber of privacy-focused phones—flood the market and figure out laws later. Then the FBI investigated him. Based on Phantom sources, internal docs, FBI files, years of reporting, this is "The Network" vice.com/en/article/v7m4pj/t…

1:31 PM · Oct 22, 2020

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Replying to @josephfcox
I’ll never understand why anyone tries to copy Uber’s early strategy. They’ve yet to turn a profit & are still paying legal fees for TK’s nonsense.
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Replying to @josephfcox
"flood the market and figure out laws later" Is the US surveillance state's strategy. google, facebook, oracle, microsoft, amazon, Are you blind?
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Replying to @josephfcox
Would love to see a movie based on this
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crazily enough something very similar to this happens in better call saul!!
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thank you for this, very interesting read
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Replying to @josephfcox
"The company ran its infrastructure outside of Canada, and routed data through servers in Panama and Hong Kong in an attempt to keep it out of the reach of third-parties." wait, what? China?? for security???
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That puzzled me as well.
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