CD Shredder

From: Paul Koning <>
Date: Fri Sep 3 15:42:54 2004

>>>>> "Fred" == Fred Cisin <> writes:

>> So we're a bunch of Hardware/Software conservationists and up to
>> 10% of us are dedicated to destroying old software on CDs.

 Fred> If you were to build a device to scan a stationary piece of CD,
 Fred> rather than trying to spin it, how much of the data could be
 Fred> recovered from a disk with a hole drilled through it, or broken
 Fred> in half?

Broken in half -- probably all of it, because the crack is like a
scratch and the ECC handles that. Hole -- possibly all of it, if the
hole isn't too large.

Received on Fri Sep 03 2004 - 15:42:54 BST

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