[access-uk] Re: What to do with 3.5 Floppy Disks

Hi Colin.

Firstly, nobody wants 3.5 inch floppies anymore, secondly if carol is receiving personal and otherwise sensitive material by floppy disk, the surest way of preventing access to her data is total destruction of the disk. If you've the skill, no matter how suffisticated the equipment, traces remain and determination is all that is required to recover data.

All the best, Ibrahim.


----- Original Message ----- From: "Colin Howard" <colin@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, February 12, 2009 6:13 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: What to do with 3.5 Floppy Disks


Greetings,

Carol, do you have an eraser, such as used for cassettes or reel-to-reel
tapes? I have and if I want to clear disks, as I have a bulk eraser run off
the mains, can simply put the disk both sides onto the top, press the
button, cleared, disk still available to use / sell / eat / whatever you
want to do with it.


From Colin Howard, who  lives near Southampton in
Southern England.
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