How to ctrl, alt, delete $48 billion

Perhaps you know that sinking feeling when a single keystroke accidentally destroys hours of work. Now imagine wiping out a disk drive containing information for an account worth $US38 billion ($A48 billion).
That's what happened to a computer technician reformatting a disk drive at the Alaska Department of Revenue. While doing routine maintenance work, the technician accidentally deleted applicant information for an oil-funded account - one of Alaska residents' biggest perks - and mistakenly reformatted the backup drive, as well.

1 kindred spirits ~ This bugs them too!:

Reanan said...
March 27, 2007 6:51 PM

WHOPS!

That bites the big one... imagine how much shit he's in.

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