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Used to describe when a server destroys all non-essential data in order to prevent an intruder from accessing information deemed volatile to its users (credit card numbers, social security numbers, passwords). Emails generally aren't on the list because a server would need a way to re-establish communication with the end-user.

Origin: South Park, when Skankhunt42 destroys all evidence of his trolling
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by JMC43 December 06, 2017
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