Telecom and Cellphone Expert Witness
David Allen Burgess
New York, New York 10036
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My areas of expertise are telecommunications, radio-location, radio-navigation, cellular networks, and cellphone intercept and tracking systems. I have more than 20 years of experience practicing in these areas in both civilian and government applications.
I was the primary author of OpenBTS, a very widely used tool for cellular technology education, cellphone testing, cellular security research, and basic cellular service in some public networks.
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Articles Published by David Allen Burgess
Proactive SMS and a Claim of Distracted Driving
From time to time, and attorney will request cellphone activity records from a mobile operator, and those records will show text messages to and from strange numbers. There is a good chance that the person who uses the phone probably never sent or saw these messages. The resulting confusion can be a source of doubt and error, and often used as the basis of an argument, by one party or other, that the owner of the phone was distracted at some critical moment. What follows is a case study of such a message.Read Article