Wall Street Journal
Government Posts Enron's E-Mail
Amid Power-Market Minutiae,
Many Personal Notes Remain
By DENNIS K. BERMAN
Staff Reporter of THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
Like so many office workers, people at Enron Corp. made company
e-mail an extension of their personal lives. They used it for romance, they
used it to complain, they used it to arrange funerals.
Now, because of an investigation of the fallen energy company, a lot of
those private exchanges are on the Internet for all to see.
Document dumping, backlog
problems plague two Social
WASHINGTON - Social Security Administration
contractors dumped documents from thousands of
active disability claims in Chicago.
Investigators in Milwaukee discovered 700 pieces
of unopened mail and more than 1,230 cases that
weren’t entered into the computer system.
Modesto Bee 9/29/03
Librarians step up
GM Today 10/08/03
Does the government know what
you’ve been reading?
Library director wants board
to discuss deleting some patron information
Fort Smith Times Record
Student Papers Found In Library
By Aaron Sadler
Files containing confidential student records were removed Thursday from the University of
Arkansas at Fort Smith’s Boreham Library, and school officials are instituting a policy to
better shield private documents from public view.
The files, some of which contained copies of college transcripts and medical records, were
discovered by the Times Record. UAFS Executive Vice Chancellor Mary Beth Sudduth
removed the documents immediately after learning the files were located in the library.
Daily News 10/07/03
Agency's dirty secret
Welfare recipients' data found blowin’ in the wind
By MEREDITH R. MANDELL and BOB PORT
DAILY NEWS WRITERS
When it comes to personal privacy, the city
treats some of its welfare recipients like trash.
In recent weeks, welfare offices in the Bronx
have left dozens of confidential documents in
open boxes and garbage bags as curbside
The files contained Social Security numbers,
income tax returns and photocopies of birth
certificates and driver's licenses - all for the
taking. They describe personal problems
ranging from overdue utility bills to drug
Rocky Mountain News
Lawsuit in new venue
Bid to block News story in federal court
By Karen Abbott, Rocky Mountain News
October 7, 2003
University Hospital's effort to stop the Rocky Mountain News from
publishing information from an in-house review of neurosurgeon Dr.
Issam Awad was moved Monday from state court to federal court.
Awad filed a statement of his position in the case Monday, saying he was
the victim of "a campaign of hate and harassment" at the hospital and the
University of Colorado medical school. His statement accuses unidentified
persons of stealing the report to leak it to the newspaper.
Peter A. Kurilecz CRM, CA
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