Best ways to protect your holiday packages from porch pirates Online holiday shopping is convenient, but, in some cases, those online deliveries open up opportunities for thieves to prey on packages left at your doorstop. To avoid the threat of "porch pirates," a name for those thieves, you can ask a friend or neighbor to receive your packages for you. If you can't receive packages at work or a neighbor is unavailable,  you can try Doorman, a service that lets you arrange for a package to be held at a wa

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