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Records and Archives In the News is a compilation of news stories 
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RECORDS Breach Puts Angelenos At Risk For Identity Theft
NBC4.TV - Los Angeles,CA,USA
... GARCIA: DPSS says they have contractors to shred some confidential
records at other ... The exposition park facility hasn't had a shredding
service going back four ...
<http://www.nbc4.tv/news/7612757/detail.html>

Brenham Banner-Press, Thu, 02 Mar 2006 4:55 AM PST
Historical documents return to birthplace--Papers arrive in time for
annual
Independence Day celebration
http://www.brenhambanner.com/articles/2006/03/02/news/news01.txt
WASHINGTON - One of the state's most historic documents is back where
it was created. Four mounted Texas Rangers Tuesday escorted a stagecoach
carrying documents penned at the birth of the Texas Republic back to 
the place
where ink was applied to the now yellowing paper.

Tucson Weekly, Wed, 01 Mar 2006 2:40 PM PST
Differing Lenses
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/gbase/Books/Content?oid=79294
'Picturing Arizona' tells the story behind Depression-era photographs

GREATER discrimination about archiving
IT-Analysis - UK
... A proper understanding and deployment of archiving skills and 
processes
would address the problem and, in turn, ensure that record storage and
retention is no ...
<http://www.it-analysis.com/business/compliance/content.php?cid=8370>

BLACK Archives receive legacy award
Miami Herald - FL,USA
Dorothy Jenkins Fields and the Black Archives, History and Research 
Foundation
of South Florida that she founded were honored Feb. ...
<http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/local/states/florida/counties/
miami-dade/cities_neighborhoods/northcentral/13979446.htm>

SECURITY planning and management for libraries, archives (contd.)
The Tide - Port Harcourt,Niger Delta,Nigeria
... might occur. It is an unfortunate reality that libraries and 
archives
must be concerned about the security of their collections. It ...
<http://www.thetidenews.com/article.aspx?qrDate=03/02/2006&qrTitle=Securi
ty%20planning%20and%20management%20for%20libraries,%20archives%20(contd.)
&qrColumn=SECURITY%20WATCH>

WORK begins on Wilson library expansion in time for 150th
Staunton News Leader - Staunton,VA,USA
... have called it a "sesquicentennial.". The Woodrow Wilson 
Presidential
Library just calls it a celebration. This year, the group will ...
<http://www.newsleader.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060302/NEWS01/603
020333/1002>

BURNED Building with Lowndes County Records Uninsured
WSFA - Montgomery,AL,USA
The warehouse, filled with county legal records dating back to World War
II, was severely damaged by fire recently. A man who police ...
<http://www.wsfa.com/Global/story.asp?S=4572555>

SENTENCING Postponed In Taking Of Documents
Washington Post - United States
... sentenced to three years and one month in prison, according to the
defense papers. ... Ford was not accused of trying to give or sell 
classified
documents to anyone ...
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/03/01/AR200603
0102120.html>

ENTERPRISE Information World Gains Momentum; Key Information ...
TMCnet - USA
... is leading the industry with vendor and enduser programs that 
include
best practices for compliance, security, Information Lifecycle 
Management,
storage tiering ...
<http://www.tmcnet.com/usubmit/-enterprise-information-world-gains-moment
um-key-information-managers-/2006/03/02/1422691.htm>

DON'T Bank on It
Austin Chronicle - Austin,TX,USA
... But without security tapes or any other hard evidence to review, 
APD's
... As a last resort, Wheeler wrote to Bank of America's CEO Kenneth 
Lewis,
asking him to ...
<http://www.austinchronicle.com/issues/dispatch/2006-03-03/pols_feature.h
tml>

LOTTERY will release TouchPlay records
Sioux City Journal - Sioux City,IA,USA
... and other media organizations have asked lottery officials to 
provide
data about the video gambling machines under the federal Freedom of 
Information
Act. ...
<http://www.siouxcityjournal.com/articles/2006/03/02/news/iowa/c42eb4f0c6
f9d8778625712500135b5d.txt>


GOVT still consulting on Freedom of Information Bill-Mwaanga
Zana - Lusaka,Zambia
... Mwaanga said that the ministry has to be wise so that the country 
does
not fall in the same trap as other countries that enacted the freedom
of information act ...
<http://www.zana.gov.zm/news/viewnews.cgi?category=1&id=1141291038>

WHAT'S best prescription for medical info data bank?
Chicago Sun-Times - United States
BY NEIL VERSEL. Illinois is emerging as an early leader in the 
nationwide
drive to automate and interconnect medical records. Blue ...
<http://www.suntimes.com/output/health/cst-fin-hospital02.html>

POOR Email Management Costs $20-Million
IDM.net.au - Strawberry Hills,NSW,Australia
... content, ensuring fast and accurate access to specific records that
have ... backup approach to protect their organisation from wilful 
destruction
or modification ...
<http://www.idm.net.au/story.asp?id=7016>

RESIDENTS' personal data sent overseas without shredding
Daily Breeze - Torrance,CA,USA
... The local NBC television station was the first to investigate the 
DPSS
practice after getting a tip about confidential documents that were 
found
intact at one ...
<http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/2393636.html>

PETA Sues Ringling CEO Over Document Theft, Illegal Spying, Other ...
Bay Area Indymedia - San Francisco,CA,USA
... and other front groups in order to gain invitations to group 
members'
homes, as well as taking and misusing confidential documents, illegally
recording ...
<http://www.indybay.org/news/2006/03/1805617.php>

PUBLIC right to records unscathed
Salt Lake City Deseret News - Salt Lake City,UT,USA
... "If there is a silver lining," Hunt said, "it is that this assault
on open public records galvanized the Utah news media to set aside their
competitive ...
<http://deseretnews.com/dn/view/0,1249,635188599,00.html>


PAWLENTY: Make Public Records More Private
WCCO - Minneapolis,MN,USA
... Tim Pawlenty says the state should restrict the release of driver's
license and other personal data that have historically been considered
public records. ...
<http://wcco.com/topstories/local_story_061150101.html>

ARCHIVIST: Franklin proposed radical changes to school
Daily Pennsylvanian - Philadelphia,PA,USA
Penn's founder had radical ideas for the curriculum, but his plan never
saw the light of day, according to University archivist Mark Frazier 
Lloyd.
<http://www.dailypennsylvanian.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2006/03/02/44069d5
9e800f>

STORAGE Cabinet Contents Turned Over to Police
WOAI - San Antonio,TX,USA
... drawers, but dozens of people's personal records. ... didn't even 
realize
the documents were still in the cabinet, leaving behind hundreds of 
forgotten
files. ...
<http://www.woai.com/news/local/story.aspx?content_id=30E307B8-7547-466A-
AC01-AF141DCD54B0>

CLERKS, media, businesses want court records online
Gainesville Sun - Gainesville,FL,USA
... Carol Jean LoCicero, a lawyer for newspapers and television 
stations,
argued statutory exemptions to public records do not apply to court 
files.
<http://www.gainesville.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060301/APN/60301
1006>

THE Price of Privacy
Government Technology - Folsom,CA,USA
... on how to expunge Social Security numbers from files because they 
heard
civil complaints about numbers appearing on public documents -- 
especially
veterans ...
<http://www.govtech.net/magazine/story.php?id=98593>

BLACKWELL'S Web site lists Social Security numbers
Columbus Dispatch - Columbus,OH,USA
... Web site of Ohio Secretary of State J. Kenneth Blackwell contains 
hundreds
of Social Security numbers and birth dates on public documents stored
there. ...
<http://www.columbusdispatch.com/news-story.php?story=169788>

STOLEN database leads to worries of identity theft
Pioneer Press Online - Glenview,IL,USA
... The information contained in the stolen files has not yet been 
reported
in ... When dealing with personal and financial records, most consumers
today are finding ...
<http://www.pioneerlocal.com/cgi-bin/ppo-story/localnews/current/eb/03-02
-06-846416.html>

GOOGLE Keeps Files from China
Red Herring - CA,USA
... the search records for its recently launched Chinese site Google.cn
outside the country in an effort to keep the Chinese government from 
demanding
the files. ...
<http://www.redherring.com/Article.aspx?a=15927&hed=Google+Keeps+Files+fr
om+China>

Archive collects pleas from death row
'Billy was just a stranger in the wrong place at the wrong time'
<http://www.cnn.com/2006/LAW/03/01/deathrow.archives.ap/index.html>

LAPTOPS Stolen From Auditors, Firms
SmartPros Accounting - USA
... 13, E&Y sent a letter to Bay Area clients warning that their Social
Security numbers and other personal data were on a laptop stolen from
an employee's locked ...
<http://accounting.smartpros.com/x52024.xml>

METRO State: Stolen Laptop Contained Social Security Numbers
TheDenverChannel.com - Denver,CO,USA
... through summer of 2005. The school said the laptop was stolen the 
home
of a Metro State employee on Saturday. The college said it ...
<http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/7621150/detail.html>

MEDCO notified officials of data breach after six weeks
NetworkWorld.com - Southborough,MA,USA
... Ben Piscitelli, a spokesman for the Ohio Department of 
Administrative
Services (DAS), said the laptop was stolen Dec. 28 from the ...
<http://www.networkworld.com/news/2006/030106-medco-data-breach.html>

SHORT shelf life for data-breach laws
CNET News.com - San Francisco,CA,USA
... to a fraudster. The FTC recently stated that the ChoicePoint data 
breach
caused 800 incidents of identity theft. Similarly, in a ...
<http://news.com.com/Short+shelf+life+for+data-breach+laws/2010-7348_3-60
44865.html>


US compliance costs seen $27.3 bln in '06-survey
Reuters - USA
... was about 22 percent of the total, companies were also likely to 
spend
heavily in customer compliance, document and record retention, meeting
Securities and ...
<http://today.reuters.com/investing/financeArticle.aspx?type=fundsNews2&s
toryID=URI:urn:newsml:reuters.com:20060302:MTFH98347_2006-03-02_15-09-00_
N02262502:1>




Peter A. Kurilecz
Richmond, Va
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