Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Can you Vanish Completely in this Digital Age?
That's the question Evan Ratliff of Wired magazine tried to answer last year as he embarked on a journey to shed is identity and challenge readers to find him - worth a $5k prize. If you haven't read this or heard about it, you should read this story. It's really interesting and speaks volumes on how extensively our personally identifiable information is shared and completely traceable.
The article was originally published in the December 2009 issue and can be found HERE.
Wired set up a unique URL to track Evan's journey and offer clues: http://www.wired.com/vanish/