how would you backup 1TB of data to dvds?

Mike Wohlgemuth mjw at
Sun Feb 10 00:45:04 UTC 2008

Frank Cox wrote:
> A fire safe is absolutely the wrong place to keep media like disks and tapes
> and so on.
> Fire safes work on the principle that they release steam when exposed to a
> fire.  That steam is intended to keep the contents of the safe from catching on
> fire, obviously, but the safe is designed to protect paper records and the steam
> is hot enough to melt and destroy digital media.
There are fire safes built for digital media.  What you say is 
definitely true for a safe not specifically rated for digital media.


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