How can you protect your right to digital privacy at the border?

When Shira Newman flies home from Tel Aviv this summer, she won’t be worried about long lines at the airport or short tempers on the plane. Instead, she’ll be concerned about her Samsung Galaxy S7 phone — specifically, the information on it. Read more “How can you protect your right to digital privacy at the border?”

“My basic human right to call people has been violated”

Here’s an interesting dilemma from Nathanael Hergert: Do you have a right to a phone call?
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Funny cell phone math on my trip to St. Maarten

Karen Daukantas-Jones takes her Verizon phones to St. Maarten. But it doesn’t travel well, and now they’ve charged her an extra $81. Find out what happens next.
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How to avoid a data disaster on the road

It happened to Susan Solovic on a recent flight.

As her seatmate stood to go to the bathroom, she knocked over a soda on Solovic’s laptop.

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“I need this removed as quickly as possible”

The email from a vice president’s assistant, received late yesterday, looked desperate. Seems one of our researchers had done too good a job finding her manager’s contact information. We’d unearthed — and published — a home number for the VP.

“I need this removed as quickly as possible,” she demanded.
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