Next month at the Winter Olympics in Beijing, athlete’s and journalists are already looking at burner cellphones, leaving tech at home, and simply doing without. China has long been known as being oppressive, controlling, spying… well, you get the idea. Cybersecurity experts in many other nations are stepping up and saying this is a time and place where all will wish to go off the grid. It’ll hurt, but it may make for a safer time, especially for some who come from countries that China doesn’t recognize, cooperate, or wish to deal with. Sad state of affairs, but a part of reality.

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