Do-it-yourself destruction

Monday, 16 April 2007, 4:08 PM EST

For some reason, a lot of IT folks love to try some pretty wacky stuff for themselves. The area of data destruction is no exception.

Our research has unearthed a few methods suggested or used by your peers to destroy such storage media as hard disks, tapes and CDs. Some of these methods are entertaining, but the obvious caveats apply to others: They involve potentially dangerous or harmful substances and activities that are likely to raise the hackles of hard-working OSHA, HazMat or EPA personnel. (Some even may be downright illegal in your jurisdiction.)

At NetworkWorld.

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