Hawking, time and the destruction of misinformation

Stephen Hawking is presenting a paper here in Dublin this week which appears to contradict his earlier theory (and bet) that information is ultimately destroyed in a black hole. I have supporting experimental evidence which I will present later. I only understand about half what I know about quantum physics, but I always found it interesting that energy, mass and information were related. Quantum mirroring is, as Einstein described, "spooky", but apparently real enough to use in practical encryption devices. The only thing I can glean from Hawking's abstract is that in the "simplified" math used in his earlier papers the event horizon exists from some frame of reference, but in the real space it never really catches up with itself. Pretty cool eh?

Experimental Evidence
Shortly after I posted last night's rant about Write Only Memory, my posting disappeared into the aether. Roller appears to have a timezone bug which couldn't handle the fact that it was after midnight here, but before midnight where the server lives. Roller couldn't handle articles being updated before they are created so the article disappeared. When time caught up with itself, it reappeared. This experimental evidence shows either that information\* is indestructable or that bugs are very persistant. Somewhat related is the fact that several airline web pages offered flights on February 30th, 2004 but not on March 1st, 2004. Didn't we all go over this date related code a couple of years ago?

\*The term "information" here is used very loosely. Any actual information in this article was immediately archived on Signetics Write Only Memory The remainder of the article is simply a special case of the output of the infinitemonkeys.sh script:
#!/bin/sh
cat /dev/random | strings | grep "For being ignorant to whom it goes I writ at random, very doubtfully"
(don't try this on a thin client)
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