OT - spooky info on commercial copiers ...

gpsmikey wrote on 5/22/2010, 10:56 AM
Yeah, off topic, but this one is spooky - how many realize those big multifunction copier/fax/printer gadgets you use at the office etc have hard drives in them and store the documents they have copied ?? (it starts with a Walgreens ad, but then the real info ... )




xberk wrote on 5/22/2010, 11:23 AM
Oh man --- never knew about this -- one more step towards 1984 .. maybe by 2084 it will be 1984 .

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musicvid10 wrote on 5/22/2010, 11:34 AM
There is more to this -- your company or agency security office can access this data over the network and tie the image to the user's account code. That's one of the reasons so much password stealing goes on in companies, besides saving your copy billing quota.

I thought almost everyone knew about this, guess I was wrong.
gpsmikey wrote on 5/22/2010, 12:01 PM
While the existence of a hard drive in the bigger machines didn't surprise me, the fact that the jobs were not purged when done had not occurred to me (it was not clear from the video if the directories were still valid or if the files had been deleted from the directory but were still on the hard drive. Foolishly, one sort of assumes the data is purged when done. Foolish me !