Aug 23, 2014 11:21 PM by NBC News
The FBI has done away with millions upon millions of paper files, stashed in rows of cabinets, as it moves to an all-digital records system.
Over 30 million records and more than 80 million fingerprint cards are headed to the shredder, putting an end to a system that has been in place for almost a century.
Its collection of fingerprints and info cards dates to the 1920s, and although methods have improved since then, the paper records were in use as late as the '90s.
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