Reducing Surveillance Signatures: Begin with the Cell Phone

No cell phones sign

Good Day, Readers! In this article, we’ll cover some methods to lower the amount of data you present to others that enable you to be monitored. This piece is not comprehensive, and I’ll explain. There are many techniques for reducing metadata, masking your online presence, confusing biometric systems, and preventing tracing and tracking (yes, there…

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Bugging Out on Foot in Winter

Bugging Out in Winter

Greetings, Readers! Rest assured: this piece isn’t a variation of Robert Frost’s poem, “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening.” Or is it? Prose or poetry is where you find it, and (as Shakespeare said) “the play’s the thing.” When it comes to “bugging out,” you want neither comedy nor tragedy when the curtain rises…

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The OK Corral: More of a Blowout than a Shootout

Cowboy with pistol and badge

On October 26, 1881, a one-minute gunfight occurred at the OK Corral. The three Earp brothers, Wyatt, Virgil, and Morgan, along with John “Doc” Holliday, were arrayed against a group of cattle and horse rustlers. These outlaws were organized criminals, the Cochise County Cowboys, referred to as the “Cowboys,” and they were represented in the…

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