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Archives by Month: January, 2008

Listed below are excerpts and links to all weblog, blog entries, posts published during January, 2008.

Tue

1

JAN

2008

Destroy Those Old Hard Drives

I have a couple of old computers to donate or take to a recycling facility, but first I want to remove the hard drives and destroy them. Researching the current best approaches to destroy old hard drives led me to some downright scary stories of identity theft or potential identity theft from consumers just following requirements for hard drive warranties or computer store repair policies. I thought I’d share a sampling of stories and recommendations on how to safely physically destroy those old hard drives. In addition, I’m including some humorous, light-hearted, and creative approaches to destroying those old hard drives. (2029 words, 28 links)

09:36 pm, pst 1 January, 2008

Categories: Humor, Research, Technology

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