- "Lord Vader! The ship's information retrieval system has been wiped clean!"
- ―stormtrooper commander
Information retrieval systems were computers which allowed individuals to retrieve stored information.
To prevent the Galactic Empire from discovering that the Tantive IV had been carrying the Death Star plans, the Tantive IV's on-board information retrieval system was wiped clean before the Imperial forces boarded the vessel.
- Star Wars 1 (First mentioned)