http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story2&u=/ap/20030315/ap_on_el_pr/kerry_california_3 ["Some day, on the corporate balance sheet, there will be an entry which reads, "Information"; for in most cases the information is more valuable than the hardware which processes it." - Grace Murray Hopper - WK] By BETH FOUHY Associated Press Writer March 15, 2003 SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry's campaign picked up $900,000 at a California fundraiser, but lost a laptop computer containing sensitive campaign information. Campaign spokesman Chris Lehane said the laptop was stolen from his car while he was eating lunch. Lehane said a waiter told him he saw a middle-aged man pull up next to Lehane's car, smash a window, snatch the computer and speed off. "The information in the computer far exceeded the value of the computer," Lehane said. He filed a police report, and a witness wrote down the license plate of the suspect's vehicle, but police determined the plate had been stolen. Lehane said he didn't believe the computer heist was anything more than a routine street theft. [...] - ISN is currently hosted by Attrition.org To unsubscribe email majordomoat_private with 'unsubscribe isn' in the BODY of the mail.
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