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Bin Laden Dumped Technology To Evade Capture

May 2, 2011

So it turns out that even if you throw away your phones and disconnect your Internet the government can still track you -- at least if you're the world's most wanted terrorist.

Ironically, American officials said the lack of phone and Internet connections at Bin Laden's otherwise new Pakistan compound was a major giveaway.

Read more about how Bin Laden's low-tech lifestyle kept him off the map for more than a decade, but finally caught up with him on our new Tech page.

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