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RE: [AV Media Matters] news story about CD & fungus

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Peter.Copeland@bl.uk [mailto:Peter.Copeland@bl.uk]
>Sent: Monday, June 25, 2001 9:52 AM
>To: AV Media Matters
>Subject: RE: [AV Media Matters] news story about CD & fungus
>(3) The disc has gone *transparent* as a result (one can see
>the "label" in
>reverse from the side carrying the recording).
>(4) It is clearly the *aluminium* which is attacked, *not* the
>(5) This may be consistent with the edge of the disc having received a
>knock, not biological attack at all; I cannot conceive of a biological
>attack upon polycarbonate leaving a mirror-finish you can
>still see through.
>    What feeds upon aluminium is another matter altogether!
>Peter Copeland

Perhaps nothing.  Perhaps the disc was never metalized properly in
the first place and some is using the disc for a hoax.

Charles Repka

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