Think you can live offline without being tracked? Here’s what it takes


When bombarded by emails, messages, updates and notifications, it’s easy to fantasize going “off the grid” and leaving technology behind. In the wake of the NSA scandal, some see it as an absolute necessity. Sarah Kessler of Fast Company spoke with people who go to great lengths to not be tracked, from keeping toll passes in transmission proof envelopes to destroying RFID chips in tires, clothing, and just about everywhere else. In many ways, it shows that the devil isn’t in what you know — going online, having a phone — but in what you don’t.

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