Shock of the Old

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This is wonderful if true – http://bit.ly/1oDgK9r.

In short, it seems that in light of Snowden’s NSA revelations the German parliament may soon go back to using typewriters for its more sensitive exchanges.

The Russians are apparently a step ahead. Last year 20 Triumph Adler typewriters (possibly looking like the one above) were ordered in by the Russian Federal Guard.

Cold War tradecraft is about to be back in fashion – which I’m all for. I think.

 

 

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