Vanish: Self-Destructing Digital Data

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Mon, Aug 17th, 2009 07:23 by capnasty NEWS

Vanish is a research system designed to give users control over the lifetime of personal data stored on the web or in the cloud. Specifically, all copies of Vanish encrypted data--even archived or cached copies--will become permanently unreadable at a specific time, without any action on the part of the user or any third party or centralized service.

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