FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2004 file photo, an obsolete 8 and 1-half inch floppy disc  is held in London. Congressional investigators say the government spends about three-fourths of its technology budget maintaining aging computer systems. That includes platforms more than 50 years old in such vital areas as nuclear weapons and Social Security. One still uses floppy disks. (AP Photo/Adam Butler, File)

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