[Community] Wifi, Modem and GPS

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak dos at dosowisko.net
Tue Jul 15 10:36:59 CEST 2014


On Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 10:30 AM, Christoph Mair
<christoph.mair at gmail.com> wrote:
> AFAIK the modem has only one shared power line for all internal
> modules. I can't remember if the Neo900 will also include an extra GPS
> chip to ensure no GPS information is passed to the non-free modem
> firmware.

Keep in mind that connected modem has already a way to determine
location, often with much better precision than GPS. The external GPS
module has only one privacy-oriented benefit: ability to use it when
GSM modem is completely turned off.

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Sebastian Krzyszkowiak, dos
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