Don't we all protect the bottoms of our CDs? The tops are actually more important, says Sally:
Just below the thin protective layer on top of your disc is the precious dye layer. The dye layer is where your data is stored. Scratch the top, and you've got a serious problem. If you puncture the data layer you will cause irreversible damage to your disc.
She provides a neat cut-away diagram of a CD to illustrate the problem, and offers six tips for handling these important items.
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