PRESIDENTIAL library underlines Clinton's place in history books
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) - Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
The Clinton Presidential Library, due to open today in Little Rock, Arkansas,
is a cantilevered span of glass and steel that gives shape to the bridge
Wall Street Journal 11/17/04
Microsoft Conduct Is Challenged Again
By JOHN R. WILKE
Staff Reporter of THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
November 17, 2004; Page A3
As it pushes to settle other antitrust suits, Microsoft Corp. faces new,
potentially damaging allegations about its business conduct in a patenttheft
and monopolization case pending in a federal court in Baltimore.
In a court filing unsealed late Monday, a small Silicon Valley software
company called Burst.com Inc. alleges that Microsoft routinely
destroyed much of its internal e-mail despite the many federal
investigations and private suits it has faced in recent years, when it was
often under court orders to preserve such communications.
New York Times 11/15/04
Fitting or Not, a Lincoln Tribute Moves Forward
By STEPHEN KINZER
Published: November 15, 2004
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Nov. 10 - Perhaps no figure is more closely bound to the American
consciousness with what Abraham Lincoln called "the mystic chords of memory" than Lincoln
himself. Now, nearly a century and a half after his death, his hometown is honoring him with
what promises to be a spectacular and perhaps controversial museum.
Pacific Business News
Floods wash away up to $20M in UH medical research
By Kristen Sawada
Pacific Business News (Honolulu)
Updated: 7:00 p.m. ET Nov. 14, 2004
The University of Hawaii medical school could lose up to $20 million in research grants and
contracts in the aftermath of the flash flood that wiped out the school's core operations.
advertisement The central operation that provides basic administrative and fiscal services for all
business -- including off-campus medical programs -- was destroyed, said Robert Nobriga, the
medical school's chief financial officer.
Wall Street Journal 11/17/04
Guarding Identities: Banks
Survey Finds Wide Gaps
In Consumer Safeguards
At Some Large Institutions
By JENNIFER SARANOW
Staff Reporter of THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
November 17, 2004; Page D2
A significant number of major U.S. banks aren't
offering customers a full selection of tools to reduce
identity theft, according to a new study.
Identity theft -- where criminals use your personal
information to open new accounts in your name,
take out loans or arrange other kinds of fraud -- is a
growing and expensive problem for consumers and
banks alike. About 27 million Americans have been
victims of identity theft since 1998, the Federal
Trade Commission said last year. The fraud cost
businesses $48 billion in 2002, and consumers, $5
Shining the Light on Our Personal Information
BY Dr. Larry Ponemon
A new California law will make the popular practice of sharing and
selling customer data more transparent.
Starting in January, California residents will be able to contact
their favorite retailer to find out the third parties the retailer
has shared their information with during the past year.
Informally called the “shine the light” law, SB 27 imposes
specific disclosure and notice requirements on businesses that
share customers’ personal information with others for
ARAFAT MEDICAL RECORDS TO STAY PRIVATE
Miami Herald (subscription) - Miami,FL,USA
Yasser Arafat's French medical records won't be released to the Palestinian
Authority, despite a plea from leaders including Palestinian Prime Minister
UK data protection laws branded 'chaotic'
The Register - London,England,UK
... little will be done to improve the situation over the coming months
with much of the Information Commissioner's time taken up by the Freedom
of Information Act ...
SECRET police destroy documents
B92 - Yugoslavia
... The centre has full documentation on document destruction which shows
that documents relating to the period 1998 to 2000 were destroyed. ...
DMN Historical Archives available online
Dallas Morning News (subscription) - Dallas,TX,USA
Belo Interactive, the Internet subsidiary of Belo Corp., announced Wednesday
the launch of The Dallas Morning News Historical Archives, giving readers
LAUNCH Of £10 Million Archives Programme At British Library
Managing Information - UK
... the international historical, conservation and diplomatic worlds gathered
at the British Library to mark the launch of the Endangered Archives Programme
- a ...
BRAZIL'S justice to open dictator diaries
Washington Times - Washington,DC,USA
17 (UPI) -- Brazil's justice minister has promised to open the country's
archives dating back to the days of the military dictatorship from 1964
to 1985. ...
TIME capsule captures court history
Pasadena Citizen - Pasadena,TX,USA
... Sarah Jackson, Harris County archivist, explained concern that when
the time capsule is opened in 2550 there might not be a way to read digital
A Tour of the New Clinton Presidential Library
NPR (audio) - Washington,D.C.,USA
Description: NPR's Alex Chadwick tours the new Clinton Presidential Library
with presidential archivist David Alsobrook. The library ...
PRIVACY: Just Press the Delete Key
AlterNet - San Francisco,CA,USA
... Public records held at the county clerk's office or city hall have
always been available for public scrutiny, but to access them you needed
to turn up in ...
BURST: Microsoft policy led to critical e-mails' destruction
Seattle Post Intelligencer - Seattle,WA,USA
... In May 2000, Motz also ordered Microsoft to preserve all records that
could be ... deletion policy by creating servers that forced workers to
"auto-delete" e-mails ...
HOW can info. stay private?
San Jose Business Journal - Charlotte,NC,USA
... and Hale CPA PC requested electronic filing of documents, said John
... "Our paper files are kept ... and obtaining client permission to release
records, as determined ...
CITY Leaders Mount Attack on Open-Records Law
KSL-TV - Salt Lake City,UT,USA
... If these proposals are adopted it would radically tip the balance in
favor of secrecy," said media lawyer Jeff Hunt, who helped craft the open-records
law that ...
NYPL gets record $25 million grant
Crain's New York Business - New York,NY,USA
... It will also be used for projects including the cataloging of archival
collections at the performing arts library; a large-scale deacidification
project; the ...
ARMENIANS In Ottoman Era Documents
Turkish Press - Turkey
ISTANBUL - The Turkish Directorate General of State Archives completed
the first stage of its project compiling Ottoman era documents about relations
STURT diaries expected to fetch $2m
ABC Online - Australia
However State Library director Alan Smith, concedes the mooted price of
around $2 million may be out of reach. Though their actual ...
FOR success with ILM, secure the DLM first
ComputerWorld - USA
... Because of regulatory and legal demands for document retention and
discovery, companies can no longer afford to keep storing their data like
an old-fashioned ...
NASHOBA Valley Tech to destroy temporary records
Chelmsford Independent - Concord,MA,USA
... others who attended the school but left before graduating, have the
right to obtain their temporary records in whole or in part before the
date of destruction. ...
TRASH at your peril
Legal Director - London,UK
... said they do not have such a system for holding non-electronic records
in the ... a fair trial was not possible because of the company's destruction
of documents ...
LOST Afghan artwork, artifacts from national museum identified
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer - Columbus,GA,USA
... burned in fires that consumed its records. An estimated 70 percent
of the museum's collection has probably been lost to looting or destruction,
Hiebert said. ...
Effingham Daily News, Wed, 17 Nov 2004 12:39 PM PST
County's history now accessible at library http://effinghamdailynews.townnews.com/articles/2004/11/17/news/news03.txt
Genealogists from near and far who use Helen Matthes Library for research have a bit more to peruse, now that 44 reels of microfilm containing various county records have arrived at the Effingham library.
Peter A. Kurilecz CRM, CA
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