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The Defense Agency announced Tuesday it will purchase about 56,000 computers for the Self-Defense Forces and the agency as part of emergency measures to stop more work-related data on privately-owned computers from being leaked.

Agency officials said a survey conducted after recent discoveries that government information had been leaked over the Internet shows that about 120,000 privately owned computers had been used by SDF members and agency officials to compile data for their jobs, either at home or at the office. Among them, 80 computers contained the software Winny.

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