[ale] Off Topic, hard drive shredder
jim.kinney at gmail.com
Fri Aug 5 09:28:15 EDT 2011
I concur on mobile form. If the stuff is to sensitive for secure wipe and
reuse, the drives will not be allowed off premises.
Add a conveyor belt with camera so a record exists of the drive going into
>From a recycling standpoint, removing the cover, rip out the platter and
toss it in a small kiln and rip out remaining electronics and toss frame in
metal recycling pile.
Most people don't understand the Curie temperature and that magnetic domains
cease to exist above that temperature or that an ordinary propane flame can
provide the required direct heating. "Destroyed" was defined by people from
the paper world.
On Aug 5, 2011 9:02 AM, "Sparr" <sparr0 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'd be quite happy to provide live streaming video of it.
> I'm hoping to convince the Blendtec guys to send me a blender so I can
> shred it :)
> On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 8:54 AM, Scott Denlinger
> <scott at scottdenlinger.com> wrote:
>> Sounds like it might be viable, especially for those companies that don't
>> staff know-how to do secure drive overwriting or reformatting. How would
>> establish or verify that you are in fact shredding the drives? If I had a
>> mandate that my drives are shredded, I would want to be able to verify
>> drives I send you were in fact shredded, and not just reformatted and
>> Would you provide streamed video evidence that shows my drive with its
>> number being thrown in the bin, or put in the slot, or whereever it goes?
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