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One More Thing to Worry About — Hard Drives on Digital Copiers

Many digital copiers are now able to store the scanned documents on flash memory or hard drives.  This could pose a privacy/security risk, if the drives are improperly accessed, or if they are lost or resold without being scrubbed first.

Even the simple act of making a photocopy now poses privacy risks.  In response to a letter from Massachusetts Congressman Edward Markey, the FTC has responded and agreed to investigate the privacy risks posed by digital copiers that store information on internal hard drives.… More