Bitcoin. Buy bitcoin before you leave your origin point then get it back out at your destination in local currency. I hear they even have bitcoin ATMs now. Bonus points because you can convert as much money as you want to bitcoin and the thieving bastards can't touch it.
Some time in July I will purchasing an Android Phone/Slate/Tablet and I will have a car mount for it for use as a navigational aid and car phone. This device will also have front and rear facing cameras. If I get pulled over by the police I WILL be using it to record the incident and using an app like Qik (http://qik.com) to save the video to the Internet. If they want to put me in jail fine. I could use a vacation.
I consider myself a heavy web/bittorrent user and I have yet to break the 250 GB/month barrier. I can see limits becoming a problem in the future though, especially when the cable companies start moving to DOCSIS 3.0 modems.
I dropped my Time-Warner cable TV service almost a year ago but kept the Internet service. I truly haven't missed having on demand cable. Like many here I have been using Netflix, Hulu and Bittorrent. I also use a free program called Miro to get video RSS feeds (highly recommended). This has saved me over $50/month.
Has anyone started a web site that takes reports from the Internet and fact checks them? I am thinking that some one needs to start a site like Wikileaks or Wikipedia but for news ... WikiNews. You could get paid for your article/video/photos/commentary by the number of page views. This hypothetical news bureau could charge other news organizations a fee for accessing their content. This news would be distributed and not monolithic like the MSM (main stream media) who everyone knows work for their corporate masters. The MSM can not be trusted to give the news ... just propaganda.
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