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bits and bytes

A general reference to some technical aspect of the computer field. All software and data are represented as bits and bytes in storage, memory and transmission. See bit, byte and space/time.
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They maintain that it is virtually impossible to take a smart-card chip apart and read the individual bits and bytes of the instructions built into and stored on the chip.
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