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Working Online

Post by tcw57 » Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:35 pm

Greetings... If I wanted to supplement my retirement income with some work online would that be a problem while residing in Cambodia on a retirement visa? I'm assuming that according to the strict letter of the law that it would be illegal?
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Re: Working Online

Post by RickyBobby » Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:21 pm

tcw57 wrote:
Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:35 pm
Greetings... If I wanted to supplement my retirement income with some work online would that be a problem while residing in Cambodia on a retirement visa? I'm assuming that according to the strict letter of the law that it would be illegal?
If you are on a retirement visa, and work from home, how would anyone ever know about your digital nomad income?
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Re: Working Online

Post by cambo swa » Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:58 am

Irrespective of the working/retirement visa question: Would working online in Cambodia (IP address) be a concern for confidentiality and privacy? Are "they" listening (reading) your correspondence? When we are on a business trip to China we are prohibited (by our corporate IT and Security departments) from sending business emails because of this issue there. Maybe not the same in Cambodia?
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Re: Working Online

Post by RickyBobby » Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:59 am

cambo swa wrote:
Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:58 am
Irrespective of the working/retirement visa question: Would working online in Cambodia (IP address) be a concern for confidentiality and privacy? Are "they" listening (reading) your correspondence? When we are on a business trip to China we are prohibited (by our corporate IT and Security departments) from sending business emails because of this issue there. Maybe not the same in Cambodia?
Is a VPN not sufficient?

I highly doubt that Cambodia has the interest to direct the resources to such a big brother endeavor, let alone the tech.
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Re: Working Online

Post by KOW happiness » Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:42 am

A VPN would work fine, I agree. Need to be careful with advertising and Facebook etc., disclosure of a business operating from Cambodia could always potentially lead to an investigation of the operator at some stage in the future for a variety of reasons. Also better to use an alternative VOIP / Skype number based outside of Cambodia than using a Cambodian number and SIM card. So it depends on type of business / trade you wish to established to some extent.
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Re: Working Online

Post by fax » Wed Mar 27, 2019 5:43 am

Just pay the extra $100 for a work permit and stop worrying. It's easier to comply than to sneak around. Getting EB and WP is no problem even if you're on ER currently.
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Re: Working Online

Post by onico » Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:03 pm

Does it mean you have more (and more) money to spend in Cambodia ? :mrgreen: :good:

The government now try to clear the foreigner haven't no money and poor foreigner working for 3 bucks illegally. They are not worry about you :wave:
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Re: Working Online

Post by cptrelentless » Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:22 am

Cambodia came up green for compliance with my old company that was based in the US. No tech export ban.
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Re: Working Online

Post by pczz » Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:26 am

RickyBobby wrote:
Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:59 am
cambo swa wrote:
Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:58 am
Irrespective of the working/retirement visa question: Would working online in Cambodia (IP address) be a concern for confidentiality and privacy? Are "they" listening (reading) your correspondence? When we are on a business trip to China we are prohibited (by our corporate IT and Security departments) from sending business emails because of this issue there. Maybe not the same in Cambodia?
Is a VPN not sufficient?

I highly doubt that Cambodia has the interest to direct the resources to such a big brother endeavor, let alone the tech.
But the internet does not always stay in Cmabodia. Sometimes it is routed through Vietnam or china and they do have the resources. Every now and then I get yahoo/outlook whatever telling me I have rcently logged in using an unknown device in Vietnam and sure enough if i check my IP address it is vietnam!
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