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Lifehacker guide to travel security

from Lifehacker:

“Two things have really changed the face of independent backpacker travel in the last decade: digital cameras and—even more so—the internet. While some people can afford the luxury of traveling with a laptop or even a netbook, a real backpacker doesn’t want to have to carry the extra weight nor the responsibility of carrying expensive equipment that would be difficult to lug around, relatively easy to steal, and expensive to replace.

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.

Here are a list of items from my arsenal—many from Lifehacker—which made my own backpacker travels much easier when in remote places…"

http://lifehacker.com/5447560/internet-survival-guide-for-traveling-where-privacy-isnt-respected

by teru kuwayama at 2010-01-14 22:03:38 UTC | Bookmark | | Report spam→

Thanks Teru, very helpful stuff there!

by Nick Morris | 15 Jan 2010 00:01 | San Diego CA, United States | | Report spam→

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