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Leeann J
04-04-2013, 10:36 PM
Disposing of documents/papers with personal information while traveling?

I was thinking this might be a good thing to order and have in the coach?

Ziszor 33050 The ZISZOR Portable Handheld Paper Shredder (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001E6MCKA/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B001E6MCKA&linkCode=as2&tag=affiliatechie-20)http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=affiliatechie-20&l=as2&o=1&a=B001E6MCKA

http://ws.assoc-amazon.com/widgets/q?_encoding=UTF8&ASIN=B001E6MCKA&Format=_SL160_&ID=AsinImage&MarketPlace=US&ServiceVersion=20070822&WS=1&tag=affiliatechie-20 (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001E6MCKA/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B001E6MCKA&linkCode=as2&tag=affiliatechie-20)http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=affiliatechie-20&l=as2&o=1&a=B001E6MCKA

What do you do?

David Carrol
04-05-2013, 12:57 AM
I was going to say go buy yourself a paper shredder and your good to go.


04-05-2013, 02:51 AM
Given the identity theft problems today, I would make sure that the paper shredder I was utilizing was a good quality cross-cut shredder. I would either get a good one, or periodically drop my documents off at a professional shredder company. The cost of identity theft is just to great to take a chance.


04-05-2013, 03:19 PM
If you have not seen Argo yet, it confirms John's (cdat) reply.

04-05-2013, 03:35 PM
Something to think about, when the embassy in Iran fell, the State Department had been using shredder that cut everything into long zig-zag strips, the Iranian Intelligence service was able to reassemble over 90% of the documents. Granted, the chances of someone going to that extreme is probably very rare, but identity thieves have gotten very sophisticated and there is good money in identity theft. I may be considered paranoid, but ALL of my mail and ALL of my documents are shredded with a cross-cut type shredder. Remember, once you put your trash on the curb, legally in most states, it's not theft to take things out of your trash cans.

04-05-2013, 06:50 PM
If you have not seen Argo yet, it confirms John's (cdat) reply.

Haven't seen Argo yet but now I need too.

After seeing that copier video clip it has me worried too. Shred baby shred!

04-05-2013, 09:20 PM
With a campfire you could always burn them.

04-24-2013, 09:23 PM
Jon I recently just saw Argo it's kinda scary.

05-08-2013, 04:06 AM
Here is a little desktop cross cut shredder that would fit well in the Newell.

Aurora AS420C Desktop-Style Cross-Cut Paper Shredder (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000QTAU7I/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B000QTAU7I&linkCode=as2&tag=affiliatechie-20)http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=affiliatechie-20&l=as2&o=1&a=B000QTAU7I

http://ws.assoc-amazon.com/widgets/q?_encoding=UTF8&ASIN=B000QTAU7I&Format=_SL160_&ID=AsinImage&MarketPlace=US&ServiceVersion=20070822&WS=1&tag=affiliatechie-20 (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000QTAU7I/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B000QTAU7I&linkCode=as2&tag=affiliatechie-20)http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=affiliatechie-20&l=as2&o=1&a=B000QTAU7I

09-10-2013, 03:07 PM
Do as I did. At a RV park that has fire rings, burn your receipts and paperwork to start a fire. No cost at all :):thumbsup: