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+ - HP Software Update Cancels Food Stamps-> 1

Submitted by Spy Handler
Spy Handler (822350) writes "A software update of the California welfare computer system (CalWIN) caused 37,000 Food Stamp recipients to lose their EBT (a credit card paid for by the government) benefits last weekend. According to the article, Hewlett Packard was responsible for the failed update of CalWIN, but at 8:00 a.m. today Xerox (who administers another state welfare system called CalFresh) issued a patch that reactivated the EBT cards."
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HP Software Update Cancels Food Stamps

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At the source of every error which is blamed on the computer you will find at least two human errors, including the error of blaming it on the computer.

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