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AP 9/17/01
Papers lead to scrutiny of Duke Power

COLUMBIA-A plan to underreport Duke Power's income to state regulators and
avoid cutting rates for 2 million customers in North Carolina and South
Carolina was discussed by top executives as early as December 1998,
according to internal documents obtained by two newspapers.

AP 9/17/01
Report: Indian records in disarray

by Robert Gehrke
WASHINGTON (AP) - Government efforts to compile and double-check untold
numbers of records documenting billions of dollars in royalties from Indian
lands are in disarray, according to a court-appointed investigator.
The chaos and delays in putting the information together could significantly
delay the push by the Interior Department and Bureau of Indian Affairs to
reorganize the management of the Indian trust funds. 9/17/01
Documentary records first of NYC air attacks

PARIS, France (Reuters) -- Being in the wrong place at the right time has
led a documentary filmmaker to record what may be to the September 11
terrorist attack what the Zapruder film was to the Kennedy assassination. 9/17/01
Information security will be key with lawmakers

by Patrick Thibodeau
(IDG) -- Last week's terrorist attacks on the United States are expected to
shift government and legislative priorities on a host of technology issues.
Internet privacy, for instance, the top technology policy issue barely more
than a week ago, will likely be replaced by critical-infrastructure
protection as the United States seeks to retaliate against what President
Bush has called "an act of war."

Flint Journal 9/17/01
Kettering display features auto design sketches

by James M. Miller
Flint - The Scharchburg Archives at Kettering University has an exhibit of
original designers' sketches of auto ornamentation from the 1930s.
Archivist David White said about a dozen of the 30-plus illustrations are in
color, the rest in black and white. 9/17/01
Are we approaching the twilight of Internet privacy?

by Matt Foster
Within hours of last week's terrorist attacks against America, the hunt for
those responsible extended into cyberspace. By Wednesday morning, rumors
were flying all over the Internet that FBI agents were installing the
agency's much-ballyhooed Carnivore surveillance systems at major Internet
Service Providers across the nation.

ZDNET News 9/17/01
Attacks silence privacy concerns,4586,2812863,00.html?chkpt=zdnnp1tp

by Stefanie Olsen and Evan Hansen
Last week's terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon
marked a significant turning point in the debate over computer and Internet
privacy, giving new weight to calls for broader government surveillance
powers. 9/12/01
FBI taps ISPs in hunt for attackers,4586,5096919,00.html?chkpt=zdnnp1tp

by Robert Lemos
The hunt for suspects in Tuesday's terrorist attacks has moved online.
America Online has handed the FBI e-mail records for accounts belonging to
the suspected hijackers, according to a report on CNN's Web site Thursday.
AOL spokesman Andrew Weinstein declined to comment on any matters involving
the investigation.

New York Times 9/17/01
News, federal sites flooded during attacks

by Gwendolyn Mariano
The most visited Web destinations during the week of the World Trade Center
and Pentagon attacks were news and government sites, as people turned to the
Internet for the latest developments.

Orlando Sentinel 9/2/01
A doctor's 'discovery'

by Jim Robison
WINTER PARK -- On March 9, 1864, in what then was Washington City, Ulysses
S. Grant placed his right hand on the palm-sized leather Bible of Union Maj.
General George C. Thomas, who administered the oath of allegiance when Grant
was promoted to lieutenant general.

Seattle Times 9/17/01
Disaster planning kept financial documents safe

by Charles A. Jaffe
Boston Globe
During the coverage of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center last
week, a television correspondent described the scene. Amid the ash and
rubble, there was paper, everywhere.
He held up a sheaf of documents that had accumulated around his feet, which
he identified as account reports, ledger statements and message slips.

Reuters 9/17/01
Hacker group condemns hacks on Taliban sites

by Elinor Mills Abreu
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 17 (Reuters) - In the days after the attacks on the
World Trade Center and the Pentagon, hackers have waged war against sites
linked to Afghanistan's Taliban rulers, while an anonymous virus pretending
to offer new information on the mayhem is infecting computers, experts said
on Monday.

AP 9/11/01
Web site would open paper archives

by Carrie Antlfinger
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Looking through microfilm of old newspaper articles could
soon be a thing of the past.
A Canadian company is collaborating with the National Newspaper Association
to create an archival Web site that can hold up to a half-billion images of
newspaper pages.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution 9/19/01
Starting over: EEOC's N.Y. office must reconstruct 'tons of files'

by Tammy Joyner
Washington --- As rebuilding begins after last week's terrorist attacks,
some are measuring loss not only in steel and brick, but in paper.
"We need to rebuild years of work and tons of files," said Cari Dominguez,
who became head of the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on
Aug. 6.

Naples Daily News 9/19/01
Attack: FBI probes library computers in South Florida, detains three in

by Ken Thomas
MIAMI - Investigators received computer documents from a South Florida
library and detained possible witnesses in central Florida on Tuesday as the
FBI probed a statewide connection into last week's suicide hijackings in New
York and Washington.
The FBI subpoenaed Broward County library director Sam Morrison to provide
information on the possible use of computer terminals by some of the
suspected terrorists in the Hollywood, Fla., area.

BBC News 9/18/01
Shackleton auction concern

by Christine McGourty
Science correspondent
British scientists are trying to prevent valuable diaries relating to the
"heroic age" of UK polar exploration from being sold abroad.
The Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI), of Cambridge University, UK,
wants to buy certain lots going under the auctioneer's hammer at Christie's
in London next week.

The Canberra Times 9/19/01
Howard Government the most secretive in years: handbook

by Kirsten Lawson
The current term of the Howard Government has been the most secretive in
years, increasingly refusing Senate demands to table documents.
The latest edition of Odgers' Australian Senate Practice, the handbook to
the way the Senate does business, notes that Senate requests for information
have been met with more frequent Government claims of confidentiality.

Des Moines Register News 9/19/01
Police: data traded for drugs

by Jeff Eckhoff
Des Moines police believe one of the department's civilian employees was
trading police intelligence information for drugs, according to court
Margaret "Peggy" Benning, 41, was arrested Friday at her desk. Court papers
say Benning improperly accessed computer files after seeing a note planted
by investigators that discussed a fake complaint against Michael John Luhrs.

Federal Computer Week 9/17/01
DOD recovers tech systems

by Christopher J. Dorobek
One of the two communications systems feeding the Pentagon was knocked out
as a result of the Sept. 11 attack on the Pentagon, the Defense Department
chief information officer said.
The crash destroyed one of two major communications lines, but the
communications feed was restored within days, John Stenbit said Sept. 14.
"The good news is that it had two." 9/15/01
Are your financial records secure?

by Jenny C. McCune
One of the indelible images of the World Trade Center attack is of the
towers spewing clouds of smoke and debris. Among the rubble were thousands
of pieces of paper from some of the world's largest financial institutions.
Do you need to worry if it was one of your account transactions floating 110
stories down? Probably not.

Daily Breeze 9/19/01
Gardena firm tied to fake documents

by City New Service
California Department of Insurance investigators served a search warrant
Tuesday on a Gardena agency they suspect issued phony insurance certificates
and proof of insurance cards.
The CDI asked consumers who have bought insurance from Murphy's Insurance
Agency or licensed insurance agents Dana and Patrick Murphy to contact their
insurance company to verify the validity of their policy.

NZPA 9/19/01
Minister awaits results of inquiry

Wellington: Calls were made yesterday for army boss Major-general Maurice
Dodson to be fired in the wake of allegations he ordered his deputy to shred
official army documents.
In Parliament, Defence Minister Mark Burton revealed the documents at the
centre of the allegations were two sections - Research, Report and Strategy
and Communications Strategy for the New Zealand Army 1997 to 1998.

Newsroom 9/17/01
Investigation into documents incident

The Defence Force is investigating allegations that the Chief of Army staff
Major General Maurice Dodson ordered his second in command Brigadier Lew
Gardiner to shred documents.

ONE News 9/19/01
Army top brass under fire again,1227,57394-1-8,00.html

The army general at the centre of a shredding inquiry is denying he has done
anything wrong, but he is being challenged on another front by New Zealand
Maurice Dodson is refusing interviews about allegations he ordered his
deputy to shred important army documents, but he says in a statement:

One News 9/18/01
Few details over shredding incident,1227,57254-1-8,00.html

The Defence Force has revealed it gave senior officers specific instructions
reminding them of the rules on destroying documents just a week before an
alleged shredding incident at defence headquarters.
Defence Force chief Air Marshall Carey Adamson is investigating whether army
head Major General Maurice Dodson gave an illegal order to shred documents
last week.

The Indianapolis Star 9/19/01
Overseer of state's attic is clearing out

by Will Higgins
Jerry Handfield, a tireless promoter of not throwing anything away, leaves
his job next month. He has been Indiana's state archivist since 1987 and now
has taken the job of archivist for Washington state. His children are grown
and have moved away. And Washington, which is beautiful country, offered him
$78,000 (Indiana pays him $65,000).

Star Tribune 9/18/01
Police investigate attempt of identity theft from hospital records

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) -- A recent attempt of identity theft may be related to
confidential hospital records found in a prison, police said.
Several months ago, workers at Oshkosh' s Drug Abuse Correctional Center
found documents that listed names and Social Security numbers of Mercy
Medical Center employees. No one is sure how the documents got in the
prison, said Department of Corrections spokesman Dale Jellings.

Charlotte Observer 9/19/01
Pre-attack trading probed

by Dave Carpenter
Associated Press
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, the world's largest options
market, said Tuesday it is investigating reports of unusual trading activity
before last week's terrorist attacks in New York and Washington.

Technology Review 10/01
Digital Preservation

by Claire Tristram
Increasingly, the record of our civilization is becoming digital, from
census data to family photos. The Library of Congress alone has 35 terabytes
of files. Yet rapid changes in computers and software could render this data
Congress recently allocated the library $100 million to look for a way to
preserve its files-one of the most ambitious efforts yet to tackle digital

Technology Review 10/01
Electronic Medical Records

by Alexandra Stikeman
Doctors hear it all the time: if they kept patients' files on computers
instead of on paper, it would save time and money-and patients would get
better care. Still, less than five percent of U.S. physicians use electronic
record systems. But new regulations from the U.S. Department of Health and
Human Services could finally force doctors to enter the digital age.

The Spokesman-Review 9/17/01
Sea-Tac records show serious security lapses

SEATTLE _ Federal and police records show significant lapses in security at
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, a newspaper reported on Sunday.
On June 14, 2000, an FAA tester passed through a security checkpoint at the
Sea-Tac South Terminal with a hand grenade in a carry-on bag. Four days
later, a tester passed a dynamite bomb in a bag undetected through X-ray
screeners on Concourse C, The Seattle Times reported in a copyright story.

The Record 9/16/01
When disaster hits, data recovery a key issue

by Lauren Coleman-Lochner
People are irreplaceable.
Information isn't -- sometimes.
Even businesses whose employees escaped the destruction of the Twin Towers
must now cope with a different kind of loss -- of information that may be
critical to their operations.

Washington Post 9/17/01
Hijackers may have accessed computers at public libraries

by Sue Anne Pressley and Justin Blum
MIAMI, Sept. 16 -- Investigators are looking into the possibility some of
the suspected hijackers in last week's deadly attacks on Washington and New
York may have communicated with each other by using computers at public
At least one South Florida librarian has told authorities she recognized the
name of a suspected terrorist on one of her computer sign-in sheets after
the FBI released the list of hijackers' names Friday.

Peter A. Kurilecz CRM, CA
Manager, Records Management Group
Woodside Summit Group Inc
Midlothian, Virginia
Office: 804-744-1247 x23
Fax: 804-744-4947
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