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that could be less successful than the NSA hoped, earlier this week there was a report that certain  photocopier and scanner companies products were misinterpreting numbers, and so may well have been storing documents with incorrect digits.

so you never know they might have all the wrong data.

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.

by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Wed Aug 14th, 2013 at 04:09:17 PM EST
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It would be sweet were the NSA backdoor software found to be responsible for the data corruption.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Wed Aug 14th, 2013 at 09:09:14 PM EST
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It seems that it was image compression being used out of context: on a photograph, taking similar bits and reusing isn't a big issue. On a document it is. 1 <> l <> ! <> i <> |
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Thu Aug 15th, 2013 at 05:38:34 AM EST
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Knuckleheads!

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Thu Aug 15th, 2013 at 09:47:27 AM EST
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