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On Monday, December 04, 2017 08:22:39 AM rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> On Sunday, December 03, 2017 11:10:16 AM rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> >  BTW, if a device has WiFi access it can
> > 
> > "interact" with cell phone users (by text or voice).
> 
> See, for example, FreedomPop.  Google voice and, hmm, what's the new name--
> hangups, hangouts, something like that, is another alternative.

Maybe I should expound a little--FreedomPop and Google voice are VOIP 
applications--there are more.
 
> If your objective is to prevent people from using the device as a voice
> telephone or texting device, you almost have to disable Ethernet (and
> perhaps USB as there are Internet over USB converters).
> 
> What is the objective with respect to it not being a smartphone?