BOINC helps recover stolen laptop

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Message 34566 - Posted: 7 Sep 2010, 21:54:15 UTC

A stolen laptop has been found with the help of BOINC.
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Message 34568 - Posted: 7 Sep 2010, 22:32:57 UTC - in response to Message 34566.  

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Message 34679 - Posted: 15 Sep 2010, 2:24:22 UTC

At least one stolen laptop crunching Seti was found in a similar way. In many ways crunching a Boinc project can be better than an insurance policy. I don't recommend abandoning insurance but it's far more satisfying to recover the actual computer and for the police to find the thieves.
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