Email, online banking, mobile phones and other ubiquitous
technologies leave traces of ourselves that can be easily tracked. If
you wanted to disappear while using these tools, could you?
To find out the answer, he went underground himself, and issued a challenge to his readers: find Evan and win $5000.
While continuing to use the Internet, mobile phones — and a variety of
disguises — Evan managed to stay on the run for a total of 25 days
before obsessive fans tracked him down in New Orleans. The whole story
is documented in the fascinating piece he published in the December 2009 issue of Wired.
On April 13, Evan will talk about his experience in a special Geek
Reading event for EFF. Join us at San Francisco's 111 Minna bar for
Evan's presentation on the questions of privacy, surveillance, and
identity raised by his groundbreaking experiment.
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