Use VoIP – or Copper

Google Voice is a free VOIP service that can be used to create “throw away” voice accounts for travelers. Having your conversations handled on Google’s infrastructure also provides a measure of security over foreign telecommunications networks, which – depending on the country – could cooperating with the state to conduct surveillance on visiting executives. Once your trip is over, discontinue the number. Even better: kick it old school style with analog communications. “A lot of the focus of the surveillance industry is on digital communications. Analog is considered a thing of the past.

Google Voice is a free VOIP service that can be used to create “throw away” voice accounts for travelers. Having your conversations handled on Google’s infrastructure also provides a measure of security over foreign telecommunications networks, which – depending on the country – could cooperating with the state to conduct surveillance on visiting executives. Once your trip is over, discontinue the number. Even better: kick it old school style with analog communications. “A lot of the focus of the surveillance industry is on digital communications. Analog is considered a thing of the past. Also, it’s a lot harder to obtain the data and run the analytics for analog data,” Morehouse said.

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