10 woeful tales of data gone missing

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The idea of our identities being stolen scares us all in this day of electronic everything. But deliberate theft is only part of the problem. Backup tapes, the repositories of millions upon millions of personal data records, are slippery little devils. We see this in incident after incident, even though companies have been using magnetic tapes for more than 50 years and should know by now how to hang on to them. Here are 10 woeful tales involving backup tapes -- some current, some classic and one just plain unusual.

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