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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 ...
<http://www.computerworlduk.com/management/government-law/public-sector/n
ews/index.cfm?newsid=4149>

GAO: VA must tighten lax inventory controls
Government Health IT - Falls Church,VA,USA
In February, VA expanded the CIO's responsibilities to include 
conducting
on-site assessments of IT security, privacy and records management, ...
<http://www.govhealthit.com/article103311-07-24-07-Web>

FBI Seeks To Pay Telecoms For Data
Washington Post - United States
... who represents Internet service providers, said $5 million "would 
not
come close to covering the cost of data retention" for even one telecom
company. ...
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/24/AR200707
2402479.html>

Waxman puts squeeze on LimeWire
Hollywood Reporter - United States
Waxman said that all the documents found were unpublished in the 
Microsoft
Word document format using limited searches during the past month. ...
<http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/business/news/e3i5ad
ce9be1b1efb202f2ff3df044bea01>

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.
<http://www.informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=2012008
30>

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 
for
public documents from the city under North Carolina's public records 
law.
...
<http://www.charlotte.com/local/story/209021.html>

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. 
...
<http://www.nyjournalnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070725/NEWS03/
707250383>

Putting Security in the Trash
Dark Reading - New York,NY,USA
Proper document destruction is finally on the front burner in at least 
one
state. Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has begun aggressively 
enforcing
two ...
<http://www.darkreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=129913&WT.svl=column1_1>

UMC data available - for $1355
Jackson Clarion Ledger - Jackson,MS,USA
McKenzie explained the amount by saying the request was in written form 
and
UMC's lawyers have to inspect all public records requests. ...
<http://www.clarionledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070725/NEWS/70
7250369/1001/NEWS>

Lawsuit Over Code Theft Could Shelve Facebook
E-Commerce Times - USA
The lawsuit alleges copyright infringement, the stealing of trade 
secrets,
breach of contract and fraud. The Winklevoss brothers and Narenda first
sued in ...
<http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/9aDiTrG0yZjA9p/Lawsuit-Over-Code-The
ft-Could-Shelve-Facebook.xhtml>

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 
day
of Gibson's ...
<http://www.ajc.com/metro/content/metro/atlanta/stories/2007/07/25/shredd
er_0726.html>

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 ...
<http://www.localtechwire.com/business/local_tech_wire/opinion/story/1631
247/>

'Minor' criminal records also need preserving
TheNewsTribune.com (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 ...
<http://www.thenewstribune.com/opinion/story/117988.html>

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 
Federal
Rules of ...
<http://searchstorage.techtarget.com/originalContent/0,289142,sid5_gci126
5565,00.html>

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 
Some
issues ...
<http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/58475.html>

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 
rules
that ...
<http://www.editorandpublisher.com/eandp/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_con
tent_id=1003616938>

I M welcomes Freedom of Information Act
MaltaMedia - Malta
... for a Freedom of Information Act as an important step forward 
towards
introducing a culture of transparency and accountability in the Public
Sector. ...
<http://www.maltamedia.com/artman2/publish/govt_politics/article_2779.sht
ml>

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 ...
<http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=20120098
1>

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 
...<http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/25/arts/design/25arch.html?ref=arts>

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 
...<http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,135036-c,technology/article.html>

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. ...
<http://ibnnews.org/national/asbestos_uncovered_during_library_renovation
s_26707_1545212014541_000000.html>

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 ...
<http://www.itworldcanada.com/a/News/0806eea4-372b-4b55-850e-b2ca7e206c51
.html>

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 ...
<http://www.gulf-daily-news.com/Story.asp?Article=188760&Sn=BNEW&IssueID=
30128>

'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 ...
<http://www.mediainfo.com/eandp/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1
003616930>

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 
...<http://www.wlbt.com/Global/story.asp?S=6834661&nav=2CSf>

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. ... 
<http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/2007/Jul/25/br/br0729431865.ht
ml>

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 ...
<http://computerworld.com.sg/ShowPage.aspx?pagetype=2&articleid=5875&pubi
d=3&tab=Home&issueid=115>

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 ...
<http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/news/news.html?in_article
_id=470887&in_page_id=1770>

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, ...
<http://www.infoworld.com/article/07/07/25/ConnectU-suit-against-Facebook
-continues_1.html>

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 ...<http://www.whsv.com/news/headlines/8688732.html>

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. ...
<http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,22134185-31477,00.htm
l>

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 ...
<http://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=vie
w&id=98829&Itemid=265>

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 ...
<http://www.usatoday.com/sports/motor/2007-07-26-25157222_x.htm>

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 
...<http://www.cio-today.com/news/SAIC-Admits-to-Lapse-in-Data-Security/s
tory.xhtml?story_id=122007YM725O>


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 
...<http://times-age.co.nz/localnews/storydisplay.cfm?storyid=3742838&the
section=localnews&thesubsection=&thesecondsubsection=>

Teamsters Union Archive to Be Managed by The George Washington ...
Earthtimes.org - 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 
...<http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/news_press_release,147486.sht
ml>

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 ...
<http://www.editorandpublisher.com/eandp/departments/online/article_displ
ay.jsp?vnu_content_id=1003616618>

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. ... 
<http://www.independent.ie/national-news/tighter-rules-to-save-security-f
iles-1044160.html>

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. ...<http://www.charlotte.com/local/story/210412.html>

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. ...
<http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601101&sid=afw8zxz12Koo&refer=j
apan>





Peter Kurilecz
Richmond, VA

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