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Re: London top spot to lose your tech in a taxi




Re: London top spot to lose your tech in a taxi
Re: London top spot to lose your tech in a taxi



Forwarded from: Dragos Ruiu  

On Wednesday 13 December 2006 15:01, InfoSec News wrote:
> Londoners are the most likely people to lost their mobile phones, PDAs 
> and notebooks in a taxi, but the city also has the most honest cab 
> drivers, a new study reveals.
>
> A survey of 2000 taxi drivers across 11 global cities -- including 
> Sydney, San Francisco, Washington, Bombay, and seven European cities 
> -- by mobile security vendor Pointsec found that over the last six 
> months, Londoners left behind 54,874 mobile phones, 4,718 PDAs, 3,179 
> laptops and 923 thumb drives. However, Londoners were also the most 
> likely to get their devices back, with 96% of phones and 97% of 
> notebooks being reunited with their owners.

They didn't include Tokyo. I'd put my money on Tokyo being the highest 
percentage return rate. We lost a new (therefore it had little on it to 
identify it) camera on an airport bus going out of the country and it 
got back to us eventually.

cheers,
--dr

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