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Records and Archives In the News is a compilation of news stories 
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Court clarifies public records
The Spokesman Review - Spokane,WA,USA
BOISE – The Idaho Supreme Court has ruled that a state agency can't keep
public records secret by handing them over to someone else and saying
they're no ...
<http://www.spokesmanreview.com/idaho/story.asp?ID=146986>

HERITAGE: RUTELLI - ARCHIVES NOT TALKED OF ENOUGH
Agenzia Giornalistica Italia - Italy
... employees can pass on their knowledge"; a world that the minister 
intends
to re- launch as from the date of his visit to the central state archive
(in the EUR ...
<http://www.agi.it/english/news.pl?doc=200608291932-1244-RT1-CRO-0-NF82&p
age=0&id=agionline-eng.italyonline>

Protecting data: Bennett's bill favors businesses over consumers
Salt Lake Tribune - United States
... breached. In 2005 the personal information of 140,000 people was 
stolen
from a database run by the data-collection company ChoicePoint. ...
<http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_4252194>

AOL’s Document-management Deal With Xerox: Re-defining What’s ...
Global Services - Manhasset,NY,USA
... Records management is an aching arm for most companies, and is 
getting
even more painful under the weight of Sarbanes-Oxley and various other
federal and state ...
<http://www.globalservicesmedia.com/sections/sm/showArticle.jhtml?article
ID=192300102>

Securely delete data from your PC
The Mercury (subscription) - Durban,South Africa
... Today, most of these printed records are, in one way or another, 
produced
by a ... The file wiping and shredding tool I recommend for Windows 
users
is Eraser from ...
<http://www.themercury.co.za/index.php?fArticleId=3416339>

First Mercury goes online
Maitland Mercury - Maitland,New South Wales,Australia
The NSW State Library's mint first copy of The Maitland Mercury will go
live on the library's web site from tomorrow. The launch ...
<http://maitland.yourguide.com.au/detail.asp?class=news&subclass=general&
story_id=505568&category=General&m=8&y=2006>

A Forged Document In a Virtuoso's Hand Leads to an Arrest
Wall Street Journal (subscription) - New York,NY,USA
... When archivist Cheryl Gillard went to the vault in Gatineau and 
opened
the file, the mystery deepened: the document was still there, exactly
where the catalog ...
<http://online.wsj.com/article/SB115681842805548054.html?mod=googlenews_w
sj>

Delhi’s history gets modern touch, goes digital
Delhi Newsline - Delhi,India
... now. An archivist will soon be sent to Mumbai to study the method 
adopted
by them,’’ claims a senior Delhi Government official. ...
<http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=199003>

Remarkable' letters home after 700 years
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
... Stepniak and an archivist accompanying him refused to open the box
at the airport to show its contents out of concern for the documents.
...
<http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=588&art_id=qw1156800425
521R131>

National Archives receives donation
Sun St.Kitts/Nevis - St. Kitts and Nevis
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – A son of the late Joseph Fidel O’Flaherty has
donated a gift to the National Archives. The young returning ...
<http://sunstkitts.com/paper/?asknw=view&asknw=view,view&sun=494418078207
132005&an=255100016108292006&ac=Local>

Preserve archives
Herald Publications - Panaji,Goa,India
Can a system be formulated whereby documents and records at the archives
are kept in more reputable and decent condition? It appears ...
<http://oheraldo.in/node/18488>

Free database of logos and brand identities is unveiled
Design Bulletin - London,UK
... The Identity Archives Project website is a free resource, built on
the contributions of graphic designers and brand identity specialists.
...
<http://www.brandrepublic.com/bulletins/design/article/589619/free-databa
se-logos-brand-identities-unveiled/>

Papal letters returned to Poland
BBC News - UK
... The documents are of great archival and historical value but their
content will be disclosed after they have been fully studied, which 
could
take a long time.". ...
<http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/5295288.stm>

Naked Justice
Forbes - USA
... list of demands for documents include all of UBS' electronic and 
paper
communications files relating to Sedona stock, its trading records, 
monthly
stock ...
<http://www.forbes.com/business/2006/08/29/naked-shorts-sedona-louisiana-
cx_lm_0829naked.html>

Call for more ID theft protection
BBC News - UK
... In the UK there is currently no requirement to reveal, for example,
when a database has been hacked into or computer records have been 
stolen
or lost. ...
<http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/moneybox/5287478.stm>

Professor Gives Collection of Very Old Letters
WEAU-TV 13 - Eau Claire,WI,USA
... University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has handed over a collection of 
letters
written by popes and kings some 700 years ago to Polish National 
Archives
Officials. ...
<http://www.weau.com/news/headlines/3758027.html>

USCIS announces establishment of records digitization facility
Philippine News Online - Philippines
... Datatrac will operate the facility for USCIS in Williamsburg, KY and
will provide document scanning, physical and electronic records 
management,
metadata ...
<http://www.philippinenews.com/news/view_article.html?article_id=32c6ce54
32c6e732068a9291ee6b3e98>

Benton Courier, Tue, 29 Aug 2006 6:26 AM PDT
Just for the record: Circuit clerk employees making sure county's 
records preserved
http://www.bentoncourier.com/articles/2006/08/29/news/43ynews.txt
Employees of the Saline County circuit clerk's office are paying extra 
attention to maintaining and preserving the county's records.




Peter A. Kurilecz
Richmond, Va
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