signing up to a private messaging app with your phone number be like:
@session I remember that Signal had (has?) an issue with phone numbers. One could cycle through all phone numbers combinations and curate a list of all Signal users and display names.
@session Image Description: a newspaper image of a person sitting at a bench with their face pixelated out. The caption reads "'Mr. X', who has been censored to protect his anonymity". Across the bench from "Mr. X" is a mirror which is clearly displaying his un-pixellated face.
@session Reminder that anonymity and privacy are not synonymous, and implying that they are is a misnomer.
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