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Can I be anonymous whilst using my phone

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|Scenario Task Format=Solution
|Scenario Task Parent=Phone
|Scenario Task Type=Profiling your identity and actions, Surveillance
|Scenario Tools and Services=Orbot, Orweb, Onion Browser
|Scenario Task Description=The short answer is you can't, and there are [https://ssd.eff.org/en/module/problem-mobile-phones several reasons why]. Your [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subscriber_identity_module SIM card] can be directly linked to your identity, account or point of purchase. The [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Mobile_Station_Equipment_Identity IMEI] and the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_mobile_subscriber_identity IMSI] numbers in your phone are unique and can also be linked directly to your location and/or identity. In general, [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mobile_phone_tracking Mobile phone tracking] is a well established technology and the only way to prevent this type of location tracking is to remove the battery, carry a [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faraday_cage Faraday cage-like] accessory or not bring your phone at all.