Y2K spending hits $3 trillion worldwide

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"Continues to grow rapidly". Pretty soon, we'll be talking about serious money.

-- regular (zzz@z.z), May 11, 1999


And if you believe that, I'm selling choice Florida real estate.

Reuters is publishing a claim by someone. They're famous for that. After all, it was Reuters who published -- unchallenged -- the claim that "15,000,000" computers would be hit by Michelangelo back during that scare. The actual figure was about .001% that.

-- Stephen M. Poole, CET (smpoole7@bellsouth.net), May 12, 1999.

More off topic distractions from Mr. Poole. What is your estimate of Y2K repair costs, and Y2K legal costs, Mr. Poole? Can you give us a answer, without distractions, Mr. Poole? <:)=

-- Sysman (y2kboard@yahoo.com), May 12, 1999.

Apple Says Costs Increased To Address Y2K

-- Duh (not@problem.huh), May 12, 1999.

"After all, it was poole who published -- unchallenged -- the claim that .001 people would be killed after heeding his web site. The actual figure was about 15,000,000."

Sleep well, poole.

-- Andy (2000EOD@prodigy.net), May 12, 1999.

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