Find Evan Ratliff, Win $5000

Friday, August 21, 2009


While working on a piece about what it takes to disappear from your life in a digital age, Wired Magazine reporter Evan Ratliff and senior editor Nick Thompson decided to try it themselves. Ratliff has vanished. Thompson is looking for him. You can too. Who ever finds him wins $5000. Thompson lays out the rules.

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Comments [3]

Evan from Washington, DC

'D. Person' isn't a joke -- he works with me here at the National Geographic Society.

Aug. 25 2009 11:46 AM
bill bell

In your broadcast you mentioned that you had all the personal information any private detective would have ie passwords, bank accounts, and credit cards.
Just how much information is "out there" and therefore just how safe are our finances?
I realize that there is no longer such a thing as personal privacy but if passwords are compromised online banking etc are open to theft.
Perhaps a valuable piece could be done about financial security.
Thank you,

Aug. 23 2009 08:15 AM
@JohnsonThrimp from London, UK

Thanks for the shout. x

Aug. 22 2009 03:27 PM

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