Posted: 5/17/2004 11:27:00 AM ET
Hotaling donates 19th-century newspapers to Racing
Noted racing historian and author Edward Hotaling donated six
newspapers with dates from May 1847 to May 1978 to the
collection bearing his name at the National Museum of Racing
and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, New York.
Little museum records history of California parole system
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. - If the T.H. Pendergast California Parole Museum seems a little small, don't blame parole agent Paul Toma.
He alone spent 14 years on his days off collecting artifacts, interviewing retired officers and finding money to open what has become a state-funded museum that honors the parole system and its officers.
Daytona Beach News Journal
North Carolina recovers Jefferson Davis letter to
wartime governor Associated Press Last update: 17 May 2004
RALEIGH, N.C. -- An 1861 letter from Confederate President Jefferson Davis to North
Carolina's secessionist governor has been returned to the state's archives after it turned
up for sale at an auction house, officials said Monday.
Davis wrote to Gov. John W. Ellis three days after North Carolina seceded from the Union.
Davis was responding to Ellis' appeal for machinery from Virginia to make small arms.
Lebanon Daily News
Article Last Updated: Tuesday, May 18, 2004 - 3:01:16 AM EST
Beware of 'dark side' of database
By JAMES M. BEIDLER
Ancestry.com, the largest thing going in the
for-pay genealogy world, inspires many
genealogists to swear by it and some researchers to swear at it.
With upwards of 2 billion names contained in its databases ranging from U.S. Census to vital
records to immigration extracts to just about anything else, there is no doubt that
Ancestry.com is a powerful tool for genealogists.
Posted on Tue, May. 18, 2004
Service shreds away
Power-Shred of Exton sends special trucks on site
to chop up papers and more.
By Reid Kanaley
Inquirer Staff Writer
THORNDALE - A gaggle of smoking office
workers scattered when Ron Miller eased his noisy,
hulking black truck alongside the Citadel Federal
Credit Union headquarters here in central Chester
The paper shredder had arrived.
Public Record Office of Victoria, Australia Selects the Documentum Enterprise Content Management Platform
Goldschmidt gives up his law license
By JIM REDDEN Issue date: Tue, May
The Goldschmidt sex scandal story
continues to unfold.
Former Gov. Neil Goldschmidt surrendered
his law license after the Oregon State Bar
initiated an investigation into a relationship
with a 14-year-old girl.
The bar licenses lawyers to practice in
Oregon. The organization’s rules prohibit
members from committing “a criminal act
that reflects adversely on the lawyer’s
honesty, trustworthiness or fitness to practice
Dayton Daily News
Reports on DPL prompt probes by FBI, SEC
By Tom Beyerlein and Jim DeBrosse and Wes Hills
Dayton Daily News
DAYTON | The FBI and the Securities and Exchange Commission have launched investigations into concerns that led to Sunday's top-level shakeup at DPL Inc., a source close to the investigations told the Dayton Daily News on Monday.
Lawrence Journal World
Sebelius signs records bill
By John Hanna - Associated Press Writer
Tuesday, May 18, 2004
Topeka — Gov. Kathleen Sebelius signed a bill Monday to strengthen the state's
Open Records Act, but a Kansas Press Assn. official said his group would push for
other changes next year.
The changes take effect July 1. They clarify and tighten existing
law on what government records can be kept confidential, as well
as allow the awarding of attorneys' fees to people seeking records in some cases
where an agency has denied access to those records in bad faith.
Protect Yourself From ID
Theft: Shred Your
POSTED: 4:55 pm EDT May 17, 2004
UPDATED: 5:14 pm EDT May 17, 2004
LANCASTER, Pa. -- If you toss out any
of your personal information in the trash,
you're sending out an invitation to
You may think it's trash, but your
personal information can be someone
else's treasure. And if you don't think
someone is willing to go through your
garbage to get your personal numbers,
you may be kidding yourself.
Brink's Brings Secure Document Destruction Home
CHICAGO, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In May of 1859 here in Chicago, Perry and
Fidelia Brink founded Brink's Incorporated because they recognized an
opportunity to protect and secure their customers' assets. Today, the company
has grown to become the oldest, largest and most respected name in security
Warning: Your Emails & IM's Will Be Recorded
By Hinesh Jethwani
Mumbai, May 18, 2004
Sending resumes and daily grapevine
scuttlebutts through your mailbox is all
set to become a luxury of the distant past,
with email and Instant Message (IM)
archiving solutions storming into the
CXOtoday took a sneak peek at the latest
email archiving solution to be unveiled in
the Indian market today - Legato EmailXtender (EX) – which threatens to destroy
mailbox and IM privacy rights of employees.
Wireless Devices Increase Hacker Risk
Business Day (Johannesburg)
May 18, 2004
Posted to the web May 18, 2004
Lesley Stones , Information Technology Editor
'Friendly attacks' show most of corporate SA is vulnerable to potentially devastating network invasions
BANKS, financial institutions and other large businesses are running a continual risk of confidential data being intercepted because their corporate network is being compromised by portable devices.
Security experts conducting controlled "friendly attacks" on wireless networks have intercepted sensitive data from 66% of banks, 60% of financial services institutions, 79% of technology companies and 100% of the educational institutions tested.
SEC Associates Exec Calls for Some Changes in FDA Electronic Regulations
Special To LTW
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – John McKenney, president and CEO of
consulting firm SEC Associates, says some changes are needed in FDA
regulations that apply to electronic records and signatures for the pharmaceutical
"Some of the parts of Part 11 were over the top. We need to back away from
those,” said McKenney in an interview with Bio-IT World magazine. “But a lot
of it was fundamentally sound, and we need to find a way to continue it."
Sony Unveils Professional Disc For Data Solution
Professional Disc for DATA Drives Can Record 23GB onto a Single Disc
SAN JOSE, Calif., May 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sony Electronics is
equipping businesses for a new era of data storage and backup with the
introduction of its branded blue laser-based Professional Disc for DATA(TM)
(ProDATA) solution kits.
Sony's ProDATA drives pack up to 23GB of storage capacity onto a
single-sided optical disc by harnessing the benefits of blue laser technology
and advanced optics.
Peter A. Kurilecz CRM, CA
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