Patron Privacy and the Library Copy Machine

A friend sent me this video recently:

It’s a CBS report about how information is stored on copy machines and how that information can be accessed when the wrong people get a hold of your copy machine.

They found medical records, police reports, and more on the copiers they examined.

If patron privacy is a concern for you, then you need to look into ensuring your copy machine hard drive is wiped clean or that your library purchases the document deletion technologies that are available.


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