Fri, 16 Oct 1998 12:20:54 +1000
This sounds like an urban myth but that the thought that you could leave
something learning on a keyboard and bring down an economy is worrying.
Nearet I've come to it is continually getting phone calls from a mobile
phone in a handbag which kept getting bumped.
>From Net News 16 October 1998
A mystery plunge on July 23 in the value of French bond futures was
precipitated by a wave of 145 separate sell orders out of London, which
price into freefall. Investigators have now found the reasons - a Salomon
Brothers trader who leant on his keyboard, unknowingly triggering the "Instant
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