Records and Archives In the News is a compilation of news stories related to
records and archives management.
Google Keeps Safe With Log Data
Security Pronews - Lexington,KY,USA
Google's data retention policies have been the subject of some debate, ever
since the Bush Administration made a grab for search engine logs to support
State moving to archive, making it easier for FOI requests
Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA
Computer records played a role in the 2004 impeachment investigation of
former Gov. John G. Rowland. The legislative inquiry committee subpoenaed
DOIT for ...
Geneologists major consumer of Oregon public records
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com - Portland,OR,USA
Mary Beth Herkert, the state archivist, says family history is probably the
biggest area of public records research for individual Oregonians. ...
Law fuzzy on saving of government e-mail
New Philadelphia Times Reporter - New Philadelphia,OH,USA
... and it's something that archivists all over the country are still
struggling with," said Pari Swift, assistant state archivist for Ohio....
Electronic records considered public in Oregon
kgw.com (subscription) - Portland,OR,USA
... cost a bundle to have it extracted from a database and edited, or
vanish because new communications gizmos aren't designed to archive text
Data loss fears spur shredders to rapid growth
ic Wales - United Kingdom
... was able to buy a custom-built 18-tonne truck fitted with a heavy-duty
shredder which can destroy documents, CDs, tapes and counterfeit goods at
E-mail of elected officials exempt from disclosure in RI
Boston Globe - United States
The state's open records law was amended in 1998 to define e-mail as a
public record subject to disclosure just like paper documents. ...
Beshear avoids e-mails, prefers verbal communications
Fort Mills Times - Fort Mill,SC,USA
In most states, including Kentucky, e-mails are treated like paper
documents and are subject to disclosure under open records laws. ...
State officials keep e-mail from view
USA Today - USA
Open records advocates contend by keeping electronic communications
private, states are giving their elected officials an avenue to operate in
secret -- they ...
Exclusive: PRD Group to shape legacy at George W. Bush ...
Dallas Morning News - Dallas,TX,USA
Bob Rogers, designer of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, said
museums are no longer just places to store a president's stuff. ...
Presidential memorials can be big tourist draws.
WFAA - Dallas,TX,USA
As George W. Bush prepares to leave office, the White House won't say how
much material has been collected for his presidential library and
NH public access law entering the electronic age
Boston Globe - United States
The law does not cover electronic records and communications and pays little
attention to conduct outside official meetings -- all of which are addressed
US medical records still on low-tech paper
Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription) - Minneapolis,MN,USA
The huge and unwieldy American health care system lacks incentives to move
from paper to electronic records. By DAVID KOHN, Baltimore Sun For two
Text messages enter public-records debate
USA Today - USA
Courts, lawyers and states are increasingly treating these typed text
messages as public documents subject to the same disclosure laws --
including the ...
News & Observer - Raleigh,NC,USA
Contrast that with the state's overall policy guide about how public
documents are to be retained for posterity from the Department of Cultural
Them Days Inc. receives funding to protect archival collection
Western Star - Corner Brook,Newfoundland and Labrador,Canada
$200000 in total has been provided to the organization to construct an
archival unit that is fireproof, climate controlled, and wheelchair
E-mails requested from attorney general, secretary of state
MLive.com - MI,USA
E-mail and attachments that must be kept permanently for historical or
legal purposes generally is printed out, stored and eventually moved to the
Sunshine laws must change with technology
Chillicothe Gazette - Chillicothe,OH,USA
Bob Taft, whose gubernatorial records were trucked off to the state
archives when he left office. Thousands of documents were taken to the
Easley's position on e-mails is challenged
Charlotte Observer - Charlotte,NC,USA
Mike Easley's administration when it comes to public records. The term
refers to a set of policies dictating how e-mail messages, which are
generally public ...
Grants help county clean house
New Jersey Herald - Newton,NJ,USA
... of Archives and Records Management for records projects that will
continue the already-in-progress switch of county documents to electronic
files and ...<http://www.njherald.com/291236225330930.php>
Kedah official papers missing
Malaysia Star - Malaysia
He said most of the documents were classified. "We are questioning the
government officers on duty. No one has a right to transfer the documents
Why Internet Censorship Doesn't work
Infoshop News - USA
Set up for whistleblowers to post confidential documents, wikileaks has
become a major thorn in the side of the establishment. ...
Peter Kurilecz CRM CA
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