Seagate offer refunds on 6.2 million hard drives
on the originator of this class action lawsuit. Something along the lines of death by "sharks with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads" sounds appropriate.
Ever since I started working with computers I've known that the different numbering systems caused problems.
I guess the only good thing that may come out of this is that hard drive manufacturers may start using the base-2 system when defining space on the drives.