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post #41 of 45
I agree with the acetylene torch and the like, melt the platters, even if any data still exists in the magnetic media, it'll be in such a jumble, no-one will be able to reconstruct it without an insane amount of time and effort (we're talking the entire efforts of the CIA for a few decades to do it.)
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Just take the platters in a pair of pliers and go to town with a bench grinder. Problem solved
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Flush it down the toilet!
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Flushing it wouldn't stop the data from being there. If they do a search, oh hey there is a hard drive in the sewer. Oh hey, its the same serial number of the hard drive that John Doe bought off of Newegg. Oh hey, we got the evidence. Arrested.
    
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Originally Posted by lkegley9 View Post
Flushing it wouldn't stop the data from being there. If they do a search, oh hey there is a hard drive in the sewer. Oh hey, its the same serial number of the hard drive that John Doe bought off of Newegg. Oh hey, we got the evidence. Arrested.
No one is going to touch that platter because it's covered in rotten feces
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