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Y2K, 20 Years On

Y2K, 20 Years On
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Y2K, 20 Years On
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2019-12-24T12:28:34+05:30

The, year 2000 came and the Y2K bug scarcely made any noise. But two weeks ago, Bangalore’s Cyber Crime police station recorded a Y2K-style glitch—the software to register complaints had been programmed for four digits, a maximum of 9,999 cases a year. By end-November, the log was inching close to the limit, reports said, and the tech platform thus required some downtime to fix the problem. It’s up again, we’re told.

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