Data Slug - A secure, physical, nanoscale information storage node, containing data deemed valuable by the sender. It is common to have the data quantum-encrypted & obfuscated, preventing its being intercepted by third parties. The practice of generating data slugs is often termed 'slugging' in several polities. Note that data slug protocols differ radically from place to place - this article is prepared based on the Ken Ferjik standard dataslug protocols.
Text by John B
Initially published on 09 October 2001.