So, everybody gets a look

When I attended the U of R, the lineup of drunks photocopying their body parts on the Students’ Union photocopiers during buck-a-draft night got so extensive that business manager Dwight Keen finally put up a sign: “WARNING; photocopying your genitals can lead to sterility and impotence.”

Well, according to this CBS story, it could cause a lot more. Newer photocopiers, that contain hard drives, retain a lot of information that is supposed to be secret …

hat tip to Crooks and Liars.


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Author: Stephen LaRose

2006 winner of the Canadian Association of University Teachers's Award of Excellence in Journalism for a bunch of prairie dog stuff. Invited into the best homes in Regina. Once.