A place where data that cannot legally be kept can be stashed for later use; an offshore web host. (Read
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|"Now being done: see www.havenco.com"|
(Phil Culmer 5/23/2004 10:56:16 AM )
|"IMHO this concept may have originated a couple of years earlier in Gibson's Count Zero:
"Someone tried to set up a data haven here once," Conroy said. "International waters. Back then nobody lived in orbit, so it made sense for a few years..."
Ace edition, p.19"|
(this.tech.guy 7/29/2004 2:20:19 PM )
|"Techguy - sounds like you're right. I'll check and fix later this week when I get a chance."|
(Bill Christensen 8/3/2004 1:54:13 PM )
|"John Brunner also talked about the importance of the idea that data could be pulled clear of the net in Shockwave Rider. He also stressed the problems that arise from hiding information from all citizens can cause."|
(Bill Christensen 3/23/2006 8:15:04 PM )
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