$100 bill printing error: Over $110 billion unusable Summary: New special paper doesn't go through a printer correctly. Sound familiar? It just happened to U.S. government presses printing 1.1 billion $100 bills. By Andy Smith | December 7, 2010 -- 09:48 GMT (01:48 PST) Previous | Next Image 2 of 10 The back of the new $100 bill. Topics: Data Management, Banking, Enterprise Software, Software Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.