Interesting variant on the Dog ate my homework ploy! Gordon W. ... From: Judith Rempel To: dist-gen listMessage 1 of 2 , Aug 20, 2002View SourceInteresting variant on the "Dog ate my homework" ploy!
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From: "Judith Rempel" <rempel@...>
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Sent: Tuesday, August 20, 2002 5:37 PM
Subject: VOTERS' LISTS
> Sorry - no useable data link in this message.
> But, thought I'd share with you a note that I just read on an archives
> list regarding damage to CURRENT records. It's not only the very old
> ones that can be plagued with troubles:
> ,One of the local papers (Trinidad Guardian) reports that termites have
> chewed up the voter register in Nigeria. ,Authorities this month
> indefinitely postponed local elections, the first polls since 1999 when
> 15 years of military rule,ended. Presidential and national elections
> due next year will likely be postponed. The Independent National
> Electoral,Commission "which has complained of being cash starved, was
> now planning to compile a computerised voter register"., , ,When the
> termites chewed through the index were they consuming ter-meta data?
> Food for thought....!,Mark Hopkins
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