Re: fighting Anthrax w/ Dr. Strangelove

From: Michael M. Butler (
Date: Tue Oct 23 2001 - 00:55:55 MDT

Mike Lorrey wrote:
> What the film can do is irrelevant to your eye's ability to discern.
> Gigapixel resolution is indistinguishable from Kodak for all practical
> purposes.

Maybe. A camera that takes more time than my EOS does to take the picture
is not. Nor is a camera I can't buy at a pawn shop for a pittance, as I did
the EOS. The ability to get shots, and the entry cost, are not indistinguishable.
Someday, sure.

> > And tell me how to apply Iron Mountain's physical security model of
> > utter data blindness to anything transmitted over the internet. Even
> > quantum computers don't appear to be able to do remote viewing of magnetic
> > domains.
> Of course, walking around with that 14" diameter tape reel under your
> jacket leaves absolutely no imprint discernable by a KH-11 et al.
> Whoooeee, a whole 9600 bytes per inch of tape. SMMMMokin'!!!!

You must be thinking of someone else. I'm the guy storing cheap surplus
4 gig Barracuda drives there. I wrap them in paperback book covers and
carry them in plain sight. :)


My moronic mnemonic for smart behavior: "DICKS" == 
diplomacy, integrity, courage, kindness, skepticism.

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