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The reports of the typewriter’s death are greatly exaggerated

In 2011, I wrote an obituary for the typewriter.

In 2012, I wrote about people keeping old typewriters alive.

Now, there are reports of new demand for typewriters:

In the wake of recent NSA spy scandals, Russia’s Federal Guard Service has decided to revert to using more typewriters and paper documents, Izvestia reports….

“From the point of view of ensuring security, any form of electronic communication is vulnerable,” Nikolai Kovalev, an MP and former head of the Federal Security Service (FSB), the successor to the KGB, tells Izvestia.

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