US: Pulling personal data from e-waste

As people across the world discard their obsolete tech gear, most of it is not recycled, leaving a global glut of e-waste. A surprising wealth of personal data can be pulled from discarded phones, computers and other devices.

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    As people across the world discard their obsolete tech gear, most of it is not recycled, leaving a global glut of e-waste.

    A surprising wealth of personal data can be pulled from discarded phones, computers and other devices.

    Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from West Lafayette, Indiana.


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