samzenpus from the what's-old-is-new dept.
skegg writes "Dick Smith, a major Australian electronics retailer, is being accused of regularly selling used hard drives as new. Particularly disturbing is the claim that at least one drive contained malware-infested pirated movies, causing the unlucky buyer significant data loss. Apparently the Fair Trading Commissioner will be conducting an investigation."
Computers are unreliable, but humans are even more unreliable.
Any system which depends on human reliability is unreliable.