Japan’s digital minister, who’s vowed to rid the forms of outdated instruments from the hanko stamp to the fax machine, has now declared “war” on a expertise many haven’t seen for many years — the floppy disk.
The hand-sized, square-shaped knowledge storage merchandise, together with comparable gadgets together with the CD and even lesser-known mini disk, are nonetheless required for some 1,900 authorities procedures and should go, digital minister Taro Kono wrote in a Twitter publish Wednesday.
“We will be reviewing these practices swiftly,” Kono mentioned in a press convention Tuesday, who added that Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has provided his full help. “Where does one even buy a floppy disk these days?”
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