From the 28 Mar 2009 EOGN comes the following:
" Computer formats come and go leaving some users with data no longer compatible with software or hardware. As David Pogue reports, this is called data rot.
This CBS News video gives a great overview of the problems associated with preserving audio, video, and computer data. The story also describes briefly how to preserve electronic data with data migration.
You can watch the video at http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=4836762n%3fsource=search_video.
My thanks to newsletter reader Milo Wright for telling me about this video. "