Wed, 2 Jun 1999 09:28:11 -0400 (EDT)
Dave Long writes:
> IIRC, the Iranians only needed about a month after seizing the US Embassy in
> Tehran to deshred the CIA documents there. They might have succeeded faster
> with a reasonably powerful computer, but in Tehran, as in the States,
> (graduate?) student labor proved cheaper than computer time :-)
What year was that? I think shredding technology may have changed
In particular, many documents that were intended to remain unpublished
have been shredded (in the past) by cutting them into quarter-inch-wide
strips. Going through a trash bin of this stuff and putting it back
together is obviously not too difficult.
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