"…all you need to disappear is
‘a good computer and a 14-year-old kid.’
And perhaps a dead person, too."
Some advice on how to hide yourself, from The New York Times:
How does one perform a vanishing act these days? In an age of smart phones and GPS not to mention anonymity-piercing paparazzi and celebrity magazines is it really still possible to disappear?
Absolutely, said Frank M. Ahearn, the author of the concisely titled primer "How to Disappear." "Technology is a double-edged sword," said Mr. Ahearn, a "skip tracing" expert who used to track missing people through credit-card and phone records and the like. "It can be used to find or to conceal. The real question is: Who’s better at technology? You or the people trying to hunt you?"
– How to Pull Off a Vanishing Act, The New York Times>>
– Cartoon is a modified version of a comic strip called the "Amazing Disappearing Act" by Matt Atack from Stuff is Happening>>