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Records and Archives In the News is a compilation of news stories 
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‘Pretty amazing handwork’
Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA
... will feature about a thousand images in the digital archive 
eventually,
including ... is cheaply done and done overseas,” said Deborah Schillo,
archivist for the ...
<http://www.citizen-times.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060822/NEWS01/
60821047/1100>

How France missed a chance to sink Bismarck
Guardian Unlimited - UK
Records found in the archive of the local swimming committee show that
a quick ... swept out to sea by a strong current," Monique Beaufils, 
archivist
at Biarritz's ...
<http://www.guardian.co.uk/germany/article/0,,1855319,00.html>

Transforming Information Into Valuable Business Assets
SDA Asia Magazine - Singapore
... This is where Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) can help. ...
2. “Storage Basics: Information Lifecycle Management”. Harwood, Mike.
<http://www.sda-asia.com/sda/article/psecom,id,110,srn,1,nodeid,1,_langua
ge,Singapore.html>

Bishop Museum publishes a collection of historic surfing photos
Honolulu Star-Bulletin - Honolulu,HI,USA
... school in the '60s, this is now, and Brown -- an archivist at Bishop
... the aptly titled photo book "Surfing -- Historic Images from Bishop
Museum's Archives.". ...
<http://starbulletin.com/2006/08/22/features/story01.html>

Keeping trade secrets under wrap
NutraIngredients-usa.com - Montpellier,France
... loss to Fortune 1000 companies due to trade secret theft likely 
underestimates
... Managing your trade secrets should include an audit to identify 
information
and ...
<http://www.nutraingredients-usa.com/news/ng.asp?n=70032-foley-lardner-tr
ade-secrets>

Wall Street Journal
Weighing Over a Ton, Hits 50th Year
Wall Street Journal (subscription) - New York,NY,USA
... a huge amount of paper record. Plus, you could now access any of 
those records in under a second. Did the increase in disk-drive storage 
capacity begin right ...
<http://online.wsj.com/article/SB115619646188341474.html?mod=googlenews_w
sj>


Erie County closes loophole that kept some records private
Centre Daily Times - Centre County,PA,USA
ERIE, Pa. - Erie County's records clerk has closed a loophole that had
kept some public records out of the public eye. The records ...
<http://www.centredaily.com/mld/centredaily/15333047.htm>

Russians Seek More Security at Museums
Forbes - USA
... revealed that drawings worth millions of dollars by late Soviet-era
architect Yakov Chernikhov had been stolen from the Russian State 
Archive
of Literature and ...
<http://www.forbes.com/home/feeds/ap/2006/08/22/ap2965988.html>

DC Federal Judge Slams Lawyers for Role in Hiding Tobacco Risks
Law.com (subscription) - San Francisco,CA,USA
... house counsel and outside law firms "devised" and "coordinated" 
strategy,
directed scientists' research in favor of the industry, destroyed 
documents
and "took ...
<http://www.law.com/jsp/ihc/PubArticleIHC.jsp?id=1156164652389>

Deal With Quattrone Would Avert Third Trial
Washington Post - United States
... In most fraud cases, obstruction charges are attractive because it
is easier for jurors to understand the concept of destroyed documents
or erased e-mails than ...
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/08/21/AR200608
2101439.html>

US Tobacco Ruling: "They suppressed research, they destroyed ...
IDM.net.au - Strawberry Hills,NSW,Australia
August 18th, 2006: US District Court Judge, Gladys Kessler, slams 'Big
Tobacco' in a ruling that will be appealed, but which highlights that
records management ...
<http://www.idm.net.au/story.asp?id=7403>

Welfare workers axed for spying
The Australian - Sydney,Australia
... to the records of welfare recipients since 2004. Almost 600 staff 
were
detected in the electronic survey making inappropriate access to files,
including ...
<http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,20867,20223075-601,00.html>



County OKs next phase of records project
Odessa American - Odessa,TX,USA
... Haney said those funds this year will be used to convert real 
property
records into a digital format. Once that is done, those digital files
can be retrieved ...
<http://www.oaoa.com/news/nw082206g.htm>

I'll be back, says fallen Wall Street dotcom star
Guardian Unlimited - UK
... Quattrone aware of the investigation. Mr Quattrone maintained that
he was simply following the firm's document retention policy. ...
<http://business.guardian.co.uk/story/0,,1855989,00.html>

Net Watchdog: The Elusive Search for Privacy
PC World - USA
... was resisting the Department of Justice's subpoena of its search 
records
as part ... Data (EWOCID) Act, would require Internet companies to 
delete
"obsolete" data ...
<http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,126783-c,searchengines/article.html>

Email: Compliance and Information Management
eBCVG - USA
... Internet but requires that organisations retain all of their records
for a ... European Data Protection Directive, also require organisations
to delete data when ...
<http://www.it-observer.com/articles/1215/email_compliance_information_ma
nagement/>

Lobbyist database must be provided to News Journal
The News Journal - Wilmington,DE,USA
... “We believe that under Delaware FOIA an existing electronic database
is a public record separate and distinct from the underyling records 
used
to compile the ...
<http://www.delawareonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060822/NEWS/6
0822025>

Manufacturer Finds Payoff With Automated Accounts Receivable
IT Jungle - New York,NY,USA
... is relevant to any other can be input and associated with existing
files.". ... City headquarters, it was formerly necessary to exchange
hard-copy documents by mail ...
<http://www.itjungle.com/fhs/fhs082206-story02.html>




Peter A. Kurilecz
Richmond, Va
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