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Records and Archives In the News is a compilation of news stories 
related to records and archives management.

MATERIAL breakthrough for holographic storage
Components in Electronics - London,UK
... the prototype records at 20MB/s. Companies that have tried this in
the past have failed. So how have the problems been solved? Holographic
data storage is a ...
<http://www.cieonline.co.uk/cie2/articlen.asp?pid=&id=10288>

COLLEGE Loses Unencrypted Personal Data on Over 93,000 Students ...
Newsinferno.com - New York,NY,USA
... of America reported that a small number of backup tapes containing
records of the ... and former employees was lost during a truck ride to
a data storage facility. ...
<http://www.newsinferno.com/archives/913>

RECORD storage deal brings investigation
Salt Lake Tribune - United States
... Hatch says audiotapes from the 2004 budget sessions reveal that 
Ott's
funding request was for a book-binding project, not data storage. 
Records
confirm the ...
<http://sltrib.com/utah/ci_3568564>

COUNTY: No Complaints Stemming From Documents Left In Garage
NBC4.TV - Los Angeles,CA,USA
... The department does not have a uniform policy for document 
destruction
partly because it is not covered by the Health Insurance Portability and
Accountability ...
<http://www.nbc4.tv/technology/7663551/detail.html>

HEARING Set on Agencies' Withdrawal of Papers From Archives
Washington Post - United States
... program under which federal intelligence agencies have withdrawn 
thousands
of historical documents from public access at the National Archives, 
even
though the ...
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/03/03/AR200603
0301785.html>

ARCHIVE service gets new home
Guernsey Weekly Press - Vale,Guernsey,UK
... Island archivist Darryl Ogier said the service looked forward to 
moving
into its new permanent home. ... Although we are not as big as some 
county
archives in the ...
<http://www.thisisguernsey.com/code/shownewsarticle.pl?ArticleID=000300>

TV royalty taking up residence at campus on the hill
San Marcos Daily Record - San Marcos,TX,USA
... 20 more episodes, Todd said, but by then a Texas State archivist had
already ... of legendary writer J. Frank Dobie and the complete 
production
archives of the ...
<http://www.sanmarcosrecord.com/articles/2006/03/03/news/news2.txt>

HARRIET Scott's burial site is located
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - St. Louis,MO,USA
... "All I know is, we went bonkers," Hager said. Hager confirmed the 
information
with the Missouri state archivist and a National Park Service historian.
<http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/stlouiscitycounty/stor
y/2A72087A77B63BBC86257127006209E4?OpenDocument>

URBAN, worker battle over record request
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader - Wilkes Barre,PA,USA
Luzerne County minority Commissioner Stephen A. Urban said he had to 
file
a public records request to get a copy of a public contract from one of
his own ...
<http://www.timesleader.com/mld/timesleader/14016129.htm>

KY. on right track vs. ID thieves
Cincinnati Enquirer - Cincinnati,OH,USA
... number on a page separate from the rest of the record, so it could
be easily redacted online or on paper when responding to a valid public
records request. ...
<http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060304/EDIT01/6030
40323/1020/EDIT>

GOODLATTE backs presidential library for Staunton's son
Roanoke Times - Roanoke,VA,USA
... Now Goodlatte, a history buff who can relate details of the 
presidents'
private lives, may have a hand in building a $30 million presidential
library in his ...
<http://www.roanoke.com/news/roanoke%5Cwb/55277>

BUSH library plan hit by suit
Washington Times - Washington,DC,USA
... Laura Bush remains an active booster and board of trustees member,
is favored to become the site of the coveted George W. Bush presidential
library later this ...
<http://www.washtimes.com/national/20060303-114355-4993r.htm>


THE lowdown on ERM
GCN.com - Washington,DC,USA
... Workflow tools can alert records officers when a record is up for 
deletion
and request approval of destruction by the designated owner of the 
document.
<http://www.gcn.com/24_17/buyers_guide/36266-1.html>

INVESTIGATION Into Medical Records
CKNW - Vancouver,British Columbia,Canada
... CKNW/AM980) - An investigation has been launched by the BC Labour 
Ministry,
after computer tapes containing thousands of private health records were
sold at ...
<http://www.cknw.com/news/news_local.cfm?cat=7428109912&rem=32167&red=801
10923aPBIny&wids=410&gi=1&gm=news_local.cfm>

BEACON Mutual refuses to turn over computer records
Eyewitness News - East Providence,RI,USA
PROVIDENCE , RI (AP) -- Beacon Mutual Insurance could be headed toward
a showdown with state investigators. The company refused ...
<http://www.eyewitnessnewstv.com/Global/story.asp?S=4584399&nav=F2DO>

CITY To Appeal Ruling Ordering Release Of NYPD Personnel Files
NY1 - NY,USA
... Manhattan Judge ruled the Police Department must release personnel
records for officers ... considered because the NYPD would not hand over
their personnel files. ...
<http://www.ny1.com/ny1/content/index.jsp?stid=1&aid=57557>

HEAD RAPPED FOR DUMPING OF FILES
This is Nottingham - Nottingham,England,UK
... Mr Naylor, said he accepted the files were his responsibility but he
had ... Naylor was found guilty of failing to maintain accurate school
records including pupil ...
<http://www.thisisnottingham.co.uk/displayNode.jsp?nodeId=134233&command=
displayContent&sourceNode=133984&contentPK=14124678&folderPk=78481>

THOUSANDS of BC private health records sold at public auction
Vancouver Sun (subscription) - Vancouver,British Columbia,Canada
... Included among the files were records showing certain people's 
medical
status -- including whether they have a mental illness, HIV or a 
substance-abuse
problem ...
<http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/news/story.html?id=512bec85-3609-4610
-83da-8c6e2885e6f6&k=28942>


PROCESSES Undergo a Sea Change
CIO Australia - Australia
... using records and information management as the driver," he says. 
During
the same period the number of e-mails handled grew by 23 percent, the
number of files ...
<http://www.cio.com.au/index.php/id;549118585;fp;4;fpid;1>

"ODF Alliance" formed to support OpenDocument format
Ars Technica - Boston,MA,USA
... unacceptable and that only OpenDocument and PDF files would be ...
able to access, retrieve and use critical records, information and 
documents
in the ...
<http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20060303-6313.html>

FEDS say personal data stolen from Web site
Akron Beacon Journal - Akron,OH,USA
... But Hartmann said he doesn't believe it is a clerk's role to delete
that information. "As a public records keeper, I don't think I have the
right to alter ...
<http://www.ohio.com/mld/beaconjournal/news/state/14012969.htm>

WANTED! Morgan County Historian
Reporter-Times - Martinsville,IN,USA
... The county historian may also cooperate with the Morgan County 
Commission
on Public Records, the Indiana State Archives, and the Indiana 
Commission
on Public ...
<http://www.reporter-times.com/?module=displaystory&story_id=31010&format
=html>

WITHOUT a trace
GCN.com - Washington,DC,USA
... Documents can also contain other files that are not visible simply
because the author shrank them down in the document to a small size, or
they blend in with ...
<http://www.gcn.com/print/25_4/38253-1.html>

READERS amazed by Ernst & Young's laptop giveaway
Register - London,England,UK
... for their Technology and Security Risk Service line we were 
contracted
by a client to do tests on, you guessed it, the security of a laptop 
after
if is stolen. ...
<http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/03/04/ey_letters/>


THEFT HAS CITY HEALTH DEPT. $ICK
New York Post - New York,NY,USA
... were warned to be on the lookout yesterday for identity fraud after
a laptop containing the personal details of the entire Health Department
was stolen from a ...
<http://www.nypost.com/news/regionalnews/64640.htm>




Peter A. Kurilecz
Richmond, Va
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