Posted on | January 15, 2010 | 1 Comment
The brilliant LifeHacker blog has posted an interesting article on privacy and protection against identity theft when backpacking – or simply travelling abroad. The author – who wishes to remain anonymous – explains how he keeps a tight leash on privacy when traveling in a country where the government actively monitors online communication.
Excerpt: “Internet cafes proliferate all throughout Asia and other remote countries, which makes getting online very easy and cheap. That said, as much as I love “the cloud,” keeping data online comes with security concerns, especially in places where internet restrictions and heavy government monitoring are commonplace.”