Tokyo Authorities Are Finally Phasing Out Floppy Disks

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed just how antiquated and lacking the country’s bureaucratic services were. Up until May last year, healthcare centers were still using fax machines to report daily COVID-19 cases to...

Post on reddit /r/sysadmin: Fax - Why?

Interesting responses to the "Fax - Why" question by multiple contributors on reddit: User HeadacheCentral says: The legal profession has a massive reluctance to move away from printed documents. HeadacheCentral...

Japanese Hospitals File COVID cases by fax

From the article: Hospitals are legally required to send handwritten Covid-19 documents by fax to health centres And: ... data shows virtually every office and one in three households in...