You are here: Home >> Fax 87 Blog

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Department of Defense feels (traditional) faxing woes

Next to the printer, the fax machine is often the most maligned office device.

Too many moving parts, too much upkeep and too much expense. Traditional fax machines seem as though they are from a bygone era (remember the Telex?)

Even the U.S. Department of Defense feels traditional faxing woes. MuckRuck, a public records request service, reported that their recent (faxed) Freedom of Information Act requests came back as undeliverable.

Is the DoD out of cash? Not exactly.

Since the MuckRuck story broke on September 12th, there's been a lot of speculation as to why the DoD (whose annual budget is more than $400B according to Bloomberg) can't afford a new fax machine.

Turns out, they can. Aaron Grave, the the OSD/JS FOIA team chief, cleared up the details for U.S. News and World report two days later.

"I simply said that if one (a new/replacement fax) was not currently available, we might have to wait until the start of the next fiscal year ... That is not due to lack of funds. ... [W]e were only made aware of the issue last week and are working to get it resolved as quickly as possible."

The DoD's fiscal year starts on October 1. Hey DoD, maybe it's time to try online faxing!

UPDATE 9/20/2013: Reports are coming in that the DoD has found a fax machine!


At November 28, 2018 at 8:11 AM , Blogger Unknown said...
Download latest cracks of mac & pc softwares. You can get full versions of latest games, softwares, applications and many tools. Final Draft Torrent Free For Mac

At May 31, 2021 at 6:44 AM , Blogger Lucas Davies said...

If you are willing to experience versatility then there is no one better than our Cheap Escorts Service in Haridwar.
These Dating Escorts in Haridwar can be compared with the heavenly divas holding the best sensual moves.
Thus you will never miss out on anything when you are with our Escorts contact number in Agra.
Understanding your desires our Call Girls contact number in Jaipur craft the session that gives an exceptional pleasure to the clients.
Our Call Girls contact number in Indore are certainly rewarding for our clients.
These babes never hide anything from the clients or show any sort of tantrums.
Offering the best service to their clients, Call Girls contact number in Haridwar showcases everything in front of you.
Now you need to choose your best mode of satiation.

At October 6, 2021 at 12:51 AM , Blogger SEO Services said...

It is included in my habit that I often visit blogs in my free time, so after landing on your blog. digital visiting card maker


Post a Comment

Subscribe to Post Comments [Atom]

<< Home

Copyright © 2009-2011 All rights reserved.