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2011-04-12 07:02:13

About 3 and a half million Texas residents had their personal information mistakenly compromised and posted on public servers controlled by the state comptroller’s office and remained there nearly 12 months before the problem was discovered by officials.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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