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Re: FW: 1024-bit RSA keys in danger of compromise
In some mail from Ben Goren, sie said:
> Amen. I can't bear to toss out the perfectly functional 486 I have
> in the closet, even though it hasn't been powered on in a couple
> years. To think of what we're doing to the landfills that used to
> be landscapes, and the masses who would die to get their hands on
> what goes in them...
Using old mobile phones as a source of gold pays better than some mines
and there are companies which do this.
Same may also apply to computers.
You just need something big enough and hot enough to smelt them in for
it to pay for itself.