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

Bedfordshire 'transforming' with records management system roll-out
ComputerworldUK - UK
By Computerworld UK reporter Mid Bedfordshire district council has
completed installation of a Livelink electronic document and records
management system ...

GAO: VA must tighten lax inventory controls
Government Health IT - Falls Church,VA,USA
In February, VA expanded the CIO's responsibilities to include 
on-site assessments of IT security, privacy and records management, ...

FBI Seeks To Pay Telecoms For Data
Washington Post - United States
... who represents Internet service providers, said $5 million "would 
come close to covering the cost of data retention" for even one telecom
company. ...

Waxman puts squeeze on LimeWire
Hollywood Reporter - United States
Waxman said that all the documents found were unpublished in the 
Word document format using limited searches during the past month. ...

Information Week
Wasting Time Online Could Be A Thing Of The Past
New monitoring software called BeAware aims to help increase employee 
productivity, cut down on wasted time, and protect company data.

Push for city's e-mails irks mayor
Charlotte Observer - Charlotte,NC,USA
The verbal request was part of what will be a broader, written request 
public documents from the city under North Carolina's public records 

Rockland gets money to black out Social Security numbers on public ...
White Plains Journal News - White Plains,NY,USA
By SARAH NETTER In a few months, the Rockland county clerk's office will
start blacking out Social Security numbers on computerized documents. 

Putting Security in the Trash
Dark Reading - New York,NY,USA
Proper document destruction is finally on the front burner in at least 
state. Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has begun aggressively 
two ...

UMC data available - for $1355
Jackson Clarion Ledger - Jackson,MS,USA
McKenzie explained the amount by saying the request was in written form 
UMC's lawyers have to inspect all public records requests. ...

Lawsuit Over Code Theft Could Shelve Facebook
E-Commerce Times - USA
The lawsuit alleges copyright infringement, the stealing of trade 
breach of contract and fraud. The Winklevoss brothers and Narenda first
sued in ...

US attorney: Shredding of jail papers not criminal
Atlanta Journal Constitution - GA, USA
Shoob convened a court hearing after four aides to former jail
administrator John Gibson were caught shredding documents on the last 
of Gibson's ...

What Part of This Mound of Documents Can We Destroy Without ...
Local Tech Wire - Fort Mill,SC,USA
United States, the United States Supreme Court overturned the 
conviction of
Arthur Andersen, Enron's auditing firm, for shredding documents 
pursuant to
its ...

'Minor' criminal records also need preserving (subscription) - Tacoma,WA,USA
The sheer volume of those cases, and the relatively minor nature of the 
offenses they involve, resulted in the widespread practice of shredding 
criminal ...

New privacy rules may complicate records management
Search Storage - USA
By Beth Pariseau, News Writer Records retention has been heating up in
storage lately as new laws and new tools hit the market, from the 
Rules of ...

IT Managers and the Web 2.0 Challenge
E-Commerce Times - USA
Records management focuses on retention/disposition, classification and
appraisal issues -- all are a challenge in this volatile environment 
issues ...

New CIA Rules Give Bloggers A FOIA Fee Break
Editor &amp; Publisher - USA
By E&P Staff CHICAGO Bloggers making Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
requests to the CIA will likely get them processed for free under new 
that ...

I M welcomes Freedom of Information Act
MaltaMedia - Malta
... for a Freedom of Information Act as an important step forward 
introducing a culture of transparency and accountability in the Public
Sector. ...

P2P Networks Turn Up Sensitive Corporate, Government Documents
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
The committee convened a follow-up hearing Tuesday after an informal 
investigation into P2P security recently turned up files containing the 
corporate ...

For Public Library, a Trove of New York Times Records
New York Times - United States
It is part of a vast collection of personal letters, financial 
documents, confidential reports, photographs and more -- more than 
700000 pages in all -- that 

Baseball Hall of Fame Changing Archive Format?
PC World - USA
The Hall of Fame's first-ever recording using the high-definition 
format could lead to an archival storage re-design. As many as 50000 
fans could to be on 

Asbestos uncovered during library renovations
IBN News - Goulburn,NSW,Australia
Work has ground to a halt on renovations at the New South Wales State
Library in Sydney after asbestos was discovered on the site. ...

IT managers fall behind on e-discovery efforts
ITWorld Canada - Canada
1 thing companies can do is put together a comprehensive, real-world,
effective, enterprise document retention policy in place, which includes
good ...

University staff probed for illegally copying files
Gulf Daily News - Manama,Bahrain
By SARA SAMI SEVERAL Bahrain University employees, who allegedly were
illegally copying books and classified documents, are being 
investigated by
the Public ...

'NYT' Will Donate Extensive Archives to The New York Public Library
Editor &amp; Publisher - USA
By E&P Staff NEW YORK The New York Times Company announced today that it
will donate its extensive archives dating back to 1851 to The New York
Public ...

Department of Archives Wants A-1 Pallets Preserved
WLBT-TV - Jackson,MS,USA
This time its from the State Department of Archives and History. 
Tuesday a team from Archives and History toured the building at 
Fortification and Mill 

UH memorial archives initiative passes US Senate
Honolulu Advertiser - Honolulu,HI,USA
AP HONOLULU -- The US Senate has approved a plan to establish the Henry 
Giugni Kupuna Memorial Archives at the University of Hawai'i. ... 

Dumpster-diving for e-data
Computerworld Singapore - Singapore
The cost of such destruction: $4 to $15, depending on whether the 
customer wants NextPhase to record the serial number of the drive and 
document its ...

The founding fathers of Australia: The story of convicts shipped ...
Daily Mail - UK
The shipping and court registers of the banished have long lain in the 
National Archive in London. Now, in the knowledge that two million of 
us in Britain ...

ConnectU suit against Facebook continues
InfoWorld - San Francisco,CA,USA
They entrusted him with the trade secrets behind Harvard Connection as 
part of the development team, they said. Zuckerberg quit in February 
2004, ...

Possible Expansion to Woodrow Wilson Library
WHSV - Harrisonburg,VA,USA
The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library needs room to expand, and 
Congressman Bob Goodlatte is trying to make that happen, with recently 
established ...<>

Lost diggers maybe found
The Australian - Sydney,Australia
... appointed to examine Bavarian state archives and Red Cross 
archives, saying an experienced archivist could uncover more evidence 
about the mens' fate. ...

Canadian religion news bites
Prince George Citizen - Prince George,British Columbia,Canada
The records, mostly correspondence from the diocese of the Arctic in 
the 1960s, have been air-dried and moved to new folders, said General 
Synod archivist ...

FIA rules McLaren had confidential documents of rival Ferrari, but ...
USA Today - USA
PARIS (AP) -- Motor sport's world governing body imposed no penalty on 
McLaren despite ruling Thursday that the Formula One leader was in 
possession of ...

SAIC Admits to Lapse in Personal Data Security
CIO Today - Woodland Hills,CA,USA
SAIC said it has not found evidence that the information -- names, 
addresses, birth dates, Social Security numbers, and health information 
-- was accessed 

Slice of retail history uncovered
Wairarapa Times Age - Masterton,New Zealand
Builders revealed the sign, for retailer C. Smith Ltd, on Monday much 
to the satisfaction of Wairarapa Archive archivist and historian Gareth 
Winter but 

Teamsters Union Archive to Be Managed by The George Washington ... - USA
... help establish an exhibition of the archive for public display and 
access by researchers and labor history experts, and to create an 
endowed archivist 

Courts Keeping Records Off Web to Shield Informants
Editor &amp; Publisher - USA
Federal judges in eastern Pennsylvania and southern Florida are keeping 
plea and sentencing memos out of online case files because of concerns 
that the ...

Tighter rules to save security files
Irish Independent - Dublin,Ireland
... suspect photographs and fingerprint records were missing from garda 
files about the bombings, which killed 33 people and injured 300. ... 

City: E-mail request will cost $3000 a day
Charlotte Observer - Charlotte,NC,USA
Because of the Observer's push for public documents in the past, there 
is a public access computer where e-mails from certain city officials 
are available. ...<>

Aflac Reports Laptop Detailing 152000 Clients Stolen (Update1)
Bloomberg - USA
... health insurance, said a laptop containing information on 152000 
customers in Japan was stolen from an employee of an insurance agency 
there. ...

Peter Kurilecz
Richmond, VA

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