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Let Your Hard Drives Tell You Where they Are!
Dogs, books, dolphins, and khakis are all being tracked. What about those hard drives at Los Alamos?

hard drives  Your Hard Drives Tell You Where they Are! Let Your Hard Drives Tell You Where they Are! L. Taylor - July 13, 2000 Event Summary In the wake of the Los Alamos hard drive mishap, one wonders how one of this nation's most purportedly secure and sophisticated technological labs could misplace some hard drives containing nuclear secrets. Given the fact that we are humans, let's say that we decide to lower our expectations of security enough to expect the fact that such mishaps are bound to occur. How do we

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