Millennium bug won't pester Lithuania

  • 1999-01-21
VILNIUS (BNS) - The dreaded millennium bug computer problem will not have any "fatal effects" on Lithuania, said Kestutis Skrebys, Lithuania's administration reforms and municipalities minister.Skrebys spoke before Parliament Jan. 8 and blamed the media for sensational coverage of the millennium bug and writing "apocalyptic" stories."Misinformation could make a bigger impact than the problem itself," said Skrebys, a member of the ruling Conservative Party. "There will be no fatal effects in Lithuania, all problems will be forecast and managed."Skrebys believes that the problem, known as the...
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