Japan ends its love affair with outdated disks


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Japan's government has successfully phased out the usage of floppy disks from all its systems, marking a significant step in modernizing bureaucracy. The Digital Agency, set up during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021, abolished all 1,034 regulations governing floppy disk usage by mid-June. Digital Minister Taro Kono announced this achievement, declaring "We have won the war on floppy disks on June 28!"