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23 Jan 2013
People lose things all the time, including laptops. Thousands are left behind every day, in taxis, restaurants, airports, and everywhere else people go. So if you find a lost laptop in a restaurant, or your cab, how do you get it back to the owner? After all, most people are honest, and want to do the right thing, but how do you return a laptop with no return information?
23 Jan 2013
According to FBI statistics 97 percent of laptops stolen are never recovered by their owners. Prevention is the key to keeping your laptop from being stolen. WPI recommends that you register your laptop—we participate in the STOP Program (Security Tracking of Office Property), which has proven to be an effective deterrent and recovery device.
23 Jan 2013
This year, ITS and the Department of Public Safety are offering STOP Security Plates for student laptops. http://www.sluconnection.com/2009/08/18/technology-reminders-from-its/
23 Jan 2013
Your laptop computer goes missing with all your data and personal information. You want your laptop computer back but have no idea how to track it, and law-enforcement officials say they can’t help you. Though laptop computers are stolen or misplaced every day, you don’t have to lose yours forever. With preparation, you can privately track your missing laptop computer.
23 Jan 2013
You just spent big money and loaded important files on a laptop. Take some precautions to make sure it comes home with you. Clearly marking the laptop will discourage thieves. Security Tracking of Office Property, or STOP, tags (www.stoptheft.com) are difficult to remove and make resale of the laptop more difficult. If the stolen laptop is recovered, STOP returns it to you.

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