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".45 ACP - because shooting twice is just silly" - JSOP, 2010 ----- You can never have too much ammo - unless you're swimming, or on fire. - JSOP, 2010 ----- When you pry the gun from my cold dead hands, be careful - the barrel will be very hot. - JSOP, 2013
You work for the gubmint, just charge $1000 for some toilet seat type item.
Government can give you nothing but what it takes from somebody else. A government big enough to give you everything you want is big enough to take everything you've got, including your freedom.-Ezra Taft Benson
You must accept 1 of 2 basic premises: Either we are alone in the universe or we are not alone. Either way, the implications are staggering!-Wernher von Braun
Over the last 30+ years, I've had a few HDDs fail on me, as well. One lasted less than six months.
SSDs may be proof against mechanical problems, but that doesn't mean that they are totally reliable; no technology developed by humans is. Anyone who doesn't keep multiple copies of important data is asking (begging) for trouble.
(Full disclosure: I work for Western Digital, which makes both types of disk)
Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.
-- 6079 Smith W.
Like in the P.I.T.A. license you will only have to pay a bitcoin fee to decrypt the data, the difference with this other license type is that here you will never know if they will encrypt your data again... I tell you it is a strange license type.