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Government Handhelds The Military Upgrades Technology

US Navy Develops World's Worst E-reader 249

Posted by timothy
from the I-want-one dept.
First time accepted submitter Dimetrodon (2714071) writes "It is an unspoken rule of military procurement that any IT or communications technology will invariably be years behind what is commercially available or technically hobbled to ensure security. One case in point is the uncomfortably backronymed NeRD, or Navy e-Reader Device, an electronic book so secure the 300 titles it holds can never be updated. Ever."
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US Navy Develops World's Worst E-reader

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