Your personal data as socks

politics, society

I’m worried that just as clothes dryers have the knack of making socks disappear, the federal government has discovered a core competency of losing computers

– Senator Chuck Grassley, underscoring the not-very-reassuring fact that the U.S. government can’t seem to account for *2,000* of its laptops that are now missing

400 laptops lost by law enforcement and related agencies.
Personal tax data not wiped from missing laptops.

Read more and weep in this short but troubling article in CNET.

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