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Moe1975 writes: "According to the chief executive of the UK National Archives in a recent BBC article "The growing problem of accessing old digital file formats is a 'ticking time bomb'" — I personally found mention of the 580 Terabytes of data at the UK National Archives holding 900 years of written information "in older file formats that are no longer commercially available" to be particularly disturbing, in spite of this being expected."
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Data Ticking Time Bomb

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