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

Worker data is stolen
The Coloradoan - Fort Collins,CO,USA
... Investigators believe the laptop was stolen for property, not for 
data, said Anne Crowley, spokeswoman for Fidelity Investments. ...

The need for e-mail resilience
Express Computers - Bombay,India
... e-mail records. (iii) An investment banker at a large international
bank was convicted and sentenced to prison for instructing his staff to
delete e-mail and ...

LA Warns 94,000 Of Possible ID Theft
CBS News - USA
... department director Bryce Yokomizo wrote that extra precautionary 
have been taken, including mandatory shredding of all documents going
to the ...

Touch-screen voting isn't the right answer
Baltimore Sun - United States
... problem is this: When discussing the integrity of any data storage,
processing and ... And even after that, machine-printed records are 
subject to security ...

Corporate Governance and Sarbanes Oxley Compliance with XML
Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Journal - Fairfield,NJ,USA
... eases the migration path to implementing additional components from
the AXS-One Compliance Platform, including e-mail, IM and electronic 
management and ...

Beacon Mutual refuses to turn over computer records
Boston Globe - United States
WARWICK, RI --Beacon Mutual Insurance Co., the state's largest workers'
compensation insurer, refused to let state auditors copy its computer
records Friday, a ...

BC CIO speaks out following government auction of citizen data - Canada
... He added that there are many incidents of inappropriate access to 
records-- especially in the private sector--many of which are never 

Knute's legacy locked inside a Merrillville bank
Gary Post Tribune - Gary,IN,USA
... Neither Stephens nor Erik Dix, an audio-visual archivist at the 
of Notre Dame, were willing to take a guess at the collection's worth.

NARA looks to recover data from hurricane-damaged computers - Washington,DC,USA
The National Archives and Records Administration wants to hire someone
to help restore and recover data from computers that were damaged during
Hurricane ...

New Keeble evidence uncovered
Wahpeton Daily News - Wahpeton,ND,USA
... heavy losses. Dorgan provided Helm with an intern to help with 
while she was at the National Archives recently. "What ...

Rising stock
Hollywood Reporter - United States
... Bannon adds that, whenever he could, he used free footage from the
US National Archives, the Library of Congress and the archives of the
old Soviet Union's KGB ...

Digitisation saves archives - Australia
... the biggest collection of indigenous Australian art and cultural 
is digitising its catalogue in a project designed to help preserve its
ageing archives ...

Archives plans English-language films
Shanghai Daily - Shanghai,China
THE city's urban construction archives department plans to make a series
of English-language documentaries based on its files from the past 

National Archives Embrace OpenDocument - Strawberry Hills,NSW,Australia
March 31st, 2006: The National Archives (NAA) will be the first 
department to move to the OpenDocument file format as the Digital 
team ...

Analysts urge better records, screening
Portsmouth Herald News - Portsmouth,NH,USA
... l Files for all church personnel, from clergy to volunteers, should
be created to ensure all records are complete. (Some record ...

Beacon, state to discuss records access
Providence Journal (subscription) - Providence,RI,USA
... argue over the scope of state auditors' access to insurance company
records as part ... Any files that are deemed privileged, Fischer said,
would be listed in a log ...

Paris Gibson ancestor donates heirlooms to historical society
Great Falls Tribune - Great Falls,MT,USA
By CLIFTON ADCOCK. An old picture and a family Bible may seem innocuous
to some people, but to the Cascade County Historical Society, it's an
exciting prospect. ...

Institute for War and Peace Reporting, Fri, 31 Mar 2006 10:07 AM PST
Belgrade Agrees to Open Archives
Chief prosecutor Carla Del Ponte this week concluded an agreement which
could result in Belgrade at last opening up its government archives to
prosecution staff at the Hague tribunal., Wed, 29 Mar 2006 4:14 AM PST
Reporter threatened with arrest in documents case

ZANESVILLE - The city auditor sought the arrest of Times Recorder
reporter Kathy Thompson Tuesday afternoon after the reporter questioned 
why public
documents were left on a curb.

A clear view
Palo Alto Online - Palo Alto,CA,USA
... She's restored 100 of Miralles' glass negatives, converting them to
electronic files, cleaning up the scratches, silver deposits and other
scars of time with ...

ILLINOIS STYLE: New generation restores photos of old Hoopeston
Belleville News-Democrat - Belleville,IL,USA
... He adopted the antique glass negatives and, with the help of 
turned them into prints Graham recently showed at an open house. ...

A grain of truth and a pinch of salt
Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
... the past two decades has seen a corresponding rise in dish theft. 
at IP Australia, believes confidentiality clauses are the best way to
maintain trade secrets. ...

CBS News, Fri, 31 Mar 2006 10:35 AM PST
Feds Raid NASA Office In Porn Probe
Officials seized computers from a Washington NASA office during a raid
for child pornography, according to court documents, The Smoking Gun 
reports. A
space agency executive allegedly used his home and office computers to 
illegal images.

Sioux City Journal, Thu, 30 Mar 2006 11:21 PM PST
Judge orders FBI to redouble search for documents in Oklahoma bombing

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A federal judge on Thursday rewrote a sentence to
clarify a ruling that had suggested Timothy McVeigh received help from
paramilitary militias in the Oklahoma City bombing and that the 
government had an
informant in the bombing conspiracy.

ZDNet Australia, Thu, 30 Mar 2006 6:02 PM PST
Open standards key to digital preservation

Open standards allow the National Archives of Australia to store
documents and safeguard against hardware, software and OS obsolescence.

Peter A. Kurilecz
Richmond, Va
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