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Today's worth reading: FBI's virtual case file

There is an interesting story on the front page of the WP this morning detailing the problems with the FBI's virtual case file one year after it self-destructed.

The FBI's Upgrade That Wasn't [WP, 8.18.2006]

$170 Million Bought an Unusable Computer System

I read the first half of the story this morning, and there isn't anything really new there, but the story does present interesting details that makes the story worth reading.

Posted by Christopher Dorobek on Aug 18, 2006 at 12:15 PM


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