Japan declares war on floppy disks

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Japanese Digital Technology Minister Taro Kono “declared war” floppy disks and other retro technologies used in various fields.

A government committee has identified about 1,900 areas in which businesses should use floppy disks when creating applications or data storage.

According to Taro Kono, the rules will be changed to allow people to use online services. Kono also criticized the country's continued use of other obsolete technologies.

“I want to get rid of the fax machine, and I still plan to do so.” “Where can you even buy a floppy disk these days?” he asked at a press conference. clings” for obsolete technologies through their office culture.

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