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+ - SETI@Home tracks stolen laptop, reunites couple

Submitted by yuna49
yuna49 writes: Thieves recently stole a laptop belonging to the estranged wife of a computer programmer in Minnesota. Luckily the husband had installed SETI@Home on the machine. He saw the computer appear on the SETI site three times in a week and gave the IP address to the authorities. This lead to the recovery of the laptop and a reconciliation between the estranged couple.

I'd rather just believe that it's done by little elves running around.

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