Securing Your Data When You Travel Abroad and More

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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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  1. For the video – all that same stuff applies to the US as well…they’re probably warning people because they do the same damn thing…

  2. +1 about the importance securing your data and communications.

    I always have a USB version of TAILS in my bag, and tend to use it exclusively anytime I’m out of country. I’m not interested in having hotels and Governments review all my work.

    Regarding that: why no SSL on your site Gary? WPEngine offers wildcard certs for $199 a year that would cover all of BA. No valid reason you shouldn’t all shouldn’t be using it.

  3. When entering the U.S. as a foreigner your laptop and phone still needs to have enough power so they can check the devices. If its password protected you need to release the password otherwise you can be denied entry (applies to Intl.)

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