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Reports of Y2K failures on the rise
FROM WIRE REPORTS
" With 2000 nearly upon us, a survey of 110 U.S. corporations, 12 federal, state and local government agencies, and 12 industrial sectors found that a large number of the respondents have experienced Year 2000-related failures, and nearly all of them -- 98% -- expect more such failures in 1999."
The quarterly survey was conducted by Cap Gemini America, a Y2K consulting and services provider.
"The report found that every company is now developing contingency plans to prepare for expected failures.
In a similar study done in April, only 3% were putting together such plans."
"More than half of the respondents -- 55% -- have already experienced a Year 2000-related computer error.
This figure is up from 44% in October and 40% in July, according to Cap Gemini."
-- Sheila (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 20, 1999
(Rev 18:9 KJV) "And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication and lived deliciously with her, shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning,"
(Rev 18:10 KJV) "Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come."
(Rev 18:11 KJV) "And the merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her; for no man buyeth their merchandise any more:"
-- Mark Hillyard (email@example.com), January 20, 1999.