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A computer technician accidentally wiped out Alaska's huge data file (and

the backup disk) containing nine months worth of information on the

 annual payout from the state fund (reportedly worth \$38 billion) that pays

dividends to Alaskans out of the oil revenues. Seventy people had to

 work overtime for six weeks to re-enter the lost data from 300 boxes of paper.

The error cost the state $220,000 in overtime and consultants.

 

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