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

Hi Ibrahim,

Isn't it amazing, we'll soon have 32GB memory cards for our phones that aren't 
even 1 inch in size, yet a floppy disk is huge at 3.5 inches and it only holds 
3MB of data.

James Scholes
http://www.jls-radio.com

-----Original Message-----
Sent by Ibrahim Gucukoglu on Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 08:06 PM

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.
> ** To leave the list, click on the immediately-following link:-
> ** [mailto:access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=unsubscribe]
> ** If this link doesn't work then send a message to:
> ** access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> ** and in the Subject line type
> ** unsubscribe
> ** For other list commands such as vacation mode, click on the
> ** immediately-following link:-
> ** [mailto:access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=faq]
> ** or send a message, to
> ** access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the Subject:- faq

> 

** To leave the list, click on the immediately-following link:-
** [mailto:access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=unsubscribe]
** If this link doesn't work then send a message to:
** access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
** and in the Subject line type
** unsubscribe
** For other list commands such as vacation mode, click on the
** immediately-following link:-
** [mailto:access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=faq]
** or send a message, to
** access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the Subject:- faq


__________ NOD32 3849 (20090212) Information __________

This message was checked by NOD32 antivirus system.
http://www.eset.com



James Scholes

E-mail: james@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
MSN/Windows Live Messenger: jamesscholes@xxxxxxx
AIM: JamesScholes000
Skype: james.scholes
Website: http://www.jamesscholes.com
Blog: http://www.jamesscholes.com/blog
Radio station and TeamTalk server: http://www.jls-radio.com
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/jamesscholes
Find me on Facebook! Username: jamesscholes
Link to Facebook profile: 
http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1375965156&hiq=jamesscholes
Last.FM Profile: http://www.last.fm/user/jamesscholes000
--
Message sent at 08:23:33 PM GMT on Thursday, February 12, 2009

** To leave the list, click on the immediately-following link:-
** [mailto:access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=unsubscribe]
** If this link doesn't work then send a message to:
** access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
** and in the Subject line type
** unsubscribe
** For other list commands such as vacation mode, click on the
** immediately-following link:-
** [mailto:access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=faq]
** or send a message, to
** access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the Subject:- faq

Other related posts: