Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday August 28, 2014

Library Of Congress Racing To Preserve Vast CD Collection

The Library Of Congress plans to test its CD collection every three to five years? I think they would be better off ripping CDs now while the data can still be salvaged. eek!

"We'd love to be able to say, 'These particular discs, or this specific time period, these are the absolute ones at risk,'" France said. "We don't know how people have stored or used them over time. So all of those factors, the use, the handling, the environment, all come into play in terms of the longevity."