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How Can I Miss You If You Won't Go Away?

Today’s imports from my Illustrious Past(TM) center around the surprisingly
difficult process of file deletion. While much more difficult than
“computer whizzes on teevee” make it seem, there’s quite a few things that
make deletion of data extraordinarily difficult–and this is before
“owner distrust”
systems start getting deployed en masse.

Yes folks, it’s hard enough to delete something even when your
hardware is not actively conspiring against you.

  1. Thoughts On Secure Deletion in 2001:
    Part One and
    Part Two.

  2. On The Nature Of Data Shredding:
    A possible implementation strategy for a reasonably effective data shredder
    is mentioned.
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