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Re: OLD But Worth Repeating
posted at March 5, 2013 7:22 PM EST
First: March 1, 2013
Last: April 23, 2013
You are absolutely right. It is a major breach of privacy and possibly illegal to leave such private data as medical records, insurance documents, and arrest and offense records on a copier that is taken away from its place of use. Such copiers need to be wiped clean of all stored information so that it cannot be exploited by others who search for such data.
It would be great to get a privacy and data security law passed to force copier manufacturers to configure copiers and fax machines to be erasable before leaving the location of service.