1459479 story How Long Do You Want Digital Media To Last? 398 Posted by timothy on Wednesday March 30, 2005 @02:40PM from the until-1-day-before-I-need-it dept. spamfiltertest writes "CNET asks 'Would you like your digital-storage media to last 20 years, 25 years, 30 years, 35 years or 40 years?' If you're an organization or government agency, the U.S. government and an optical-disc industry group would like you to answer that question in a quick survey. I would think that we would like our data to last forever, but maybe it's just me."