Computerized Voting Systems Pose Unacceptable Risks
Government Technology - Jan 31, 2003 -- PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Warning of
error, equipment malfunction and malicious tampering, computer scientists
from around the country, led by Stanford professor David Dill, argue that
computerized voting machines should provide a voter-verifiable audit trail.
The Citizen-Times 02/01/03
Cherokee sheriff says papers, files are missing
By Jennifer Brevorka
MURPHY - Memos, letters and computer files from the past four years are
from the Cherokee County sheriff's office, county officials said this week.
Newly elected sheriff Keith Lovin said he entered office in December and found
empty filing cabinets along with computers wiped clean of all files except for
standard operating programs.
News 8 Austin 020/02/03
Public records advocates keep close eye on 2003 session
By: Associated Press
AUSTIN -- The 78th session is the first Texas legislative session since
the 2001 terrorist attacks.
Freedom of information advocates are watching closely to see if
Texas lawmakers try to close public records in the name of public
Pierre Capital Journal 02/03/03
Task force on open records says laws are too vague
By LISA CHAMLEY,
Definitions and access to electronic public records, and the possible
compilation of open records and open meetings laws, were among the issues
discussed by the Government Openness Task Force on Friday afternoon.
The state librarian and a librarian from the University of South Dakota's
School of Law both indicated concern that state laws make little mention of
New Haven Register 02/03/03
Wallingford vault holds historical treasure
WALLINGFORD — The vault within the town clerk’s office contains land
records, maps and official papers of every description.But a vault within the
vault contains history, that of the town and, in many ways, much of early
colonial New England.
HErald Tribune 02/04/03
Don't dismantle state library
Interior aims millions at trust fund
Palo Alto Weekly 02/04/03
Lawsuit pries loose e-mails, closed meeting votes
City settles Palo Alto Weekly, Mercury lawsuits and agrees to new policy
opening up future e-mails
The Mercury News 02/04/03
Palo Alto first in state to disclose city e-mail
NOTES ON AGENDA ITEMS AVAILABLE TO PUBLIC
By the Mercury News
Palo Alto on Tuesday became the first city in the state to agree to disclose
e-mails between city council and staff members -- when the subject is on a
future council agenda.
Oshkosh Northwestern 02/04/03
Winchester Web site in operation
Town has been able to access since Jan. 1
By Doug Zellmer
TOWN OF WINCHESTER — Finding the names and phone numbers for the Winchester
town board is now just a mouse click away.
Town residents can access information about the town board and much more in a
new Web site, which has been up and running since about the first of the year.
Peter A. Kurilecz CRM, CA
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