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Japan Declares ‘War’ on the Humble Floppy Disk in New Digitization Push
. Digital minister declares ‘war’ on the outdated technology
. Taskforce to draft ways to phase out the disk by year end
The hand-sized, square-shaped data storage item, along with similar devices including the CD or even lesser-known mini disk, are still required for some 1,900 government procedures and must go, digital minister Taro Kono wrote in a Twitter last week.