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RAIN 070416 Altered Photos, Plant Archive, Untested Plans, Stolen Designs, Phishing Scam

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RAIN 070416
Records and Archives In the News is a compilation of news stories 
related to records and archives management.

Minn. Paper Says Publisher Stole Secrets
MSN Money - USA
... Dean Singleton -- chief executive of MediaNews Group Inc., which 
runs the Pioneer Press -- said he wasn't worried about trade secrets. 
...
<http://moneycentral.msn.com/inc/news/providerredir.asp?feed=AP&Date=2007
0415&ID=6742390>

The official typeface of the 20th century
Toronto Star - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
As director Hustwit explains via email, "Seeing people lined up around 
the block for a film about a font is pretty strange. But when you think 
about it, ...<http://www.thestar.com/sciencetech/article/203181>

You could be in Gov. Perry's files
San Antonio Express - San Antonio,TX,USA
The names of more than 1 million Texans are housed in the database, 
drawn from records of state, local and soon federal law enforcement 
agencies. ...
<http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/metro/stories/MYSA041407.01A.perry_reco
rds.3556221.html>

Security breached at UCSF
San Francisco Chronicle - San Francisco,CA,USA
... contained payroll information for about 43000 campus employees and 
additional records, including financial-aid files, for roughly 3000 
students. 
...<http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/200
7/04/15/BUGM1P8API1.DTL&type=business>

Genealogy: Price for National Archives historical documents going up?
Terre Haute Tribune Star - Terre Haute,IN,USA
These rate increases would greatly affect family historians trying to 
order military records, pension files, land records, ship passenger 
lists, ... <http://www.tribstar.com/history/local_story_105000820.html>

Practices for saving e-mail vary among government agencies
Austin American-Statesman (subscription) - Austin,TX,USA
Black said the Department of Public Safety and the governor's general 
counsel confirmed "that we should not have that document." ...
<http://www.statesman.com/news/content/region/legislature/stories/04/15/1
5email.html>

New home for old records
East African - Nairobi,Kenya
UGANDA IS THE ONLY CO-untry in East and Southern Africa that does not 
have an independent national archives, although the institution was 
established by law ...
<http://www.nationmedia.com/eastafrican/current/Magazine/Magazine1604071.
htm>

Heritage Center row continues
The Olympian - Olympia,WA,USA
The amounts collected would depend on the length of the document, most 
of which are deeds of trust and other realty-related matters. ... 
<http://www.theolympian.com/112/story/81888.html>

Officials' e-mail may be missing, White House says
Chicago Tribune - Chicago,IL,USA
Loss of the e-mail files would create a potential legal problem for the 
Bush White House: compliance with the Presidential Records Act, which 
was passed in ...
<http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/la-na-emails12apr12,1,261
7097.story?coll=chi-news-hed>

Bush Aides' Use of GOP E-Mail Probed
Los Angeles Chronicle - Los Angeles,CA,USA
'This is entirely appropriate,' Stanzel said of the Bush White House 
practice. Moreover, he said, all e-mails to and from the accounts have 
been excluded 
...<http://www.losangeleschronicle.com/articles/viewArticle.asp?articleID
=24183>

Second set of UPMC data found on Internet
Pittsburgh Post Gazette - Pittsburgh,PA,USA
A spokesman for the Office of Civil Rights in the US Department of 
Health and Human Services said that even if medical records predate the 
enactment of ...<http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/07105/778182-85.stm>

Monster machine helps tear identity theft fears to shreds
Flint Journal - Flint,MI,USA
Dan Milliken, owner of iSHRED, an Attica-based on-site document 
destruction company, discovered only Saturday that a credit card he 
uses for online ...
<http://www.mlive.com/news/fljournal/index.ssf?/base/news-4/1176632864442
50.xml&coll=5>

Hankering to probe Lincoln's death? Digitized documents at your ...
Deseret News - Salt Lake City,UT,USA
"We'll also access state archives and others domestically and 
internationally." Justin Schroepfer, director of marketing, said the 
initial response to the 
...<http://deseretnews.com/dn/view/0,1249,660211985,00.html>

History students to delve into Finger Lakes Forest history
Elmira Star-Gazette - Elmira,NY,USA
An experienced public historian, Ridarsky has worked as an archivist, 
oral history coordinator, grant writer and consultant for various 
organizations in the ...
<http://www.stargazettenews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070415/COLUM
NIST03/704150323>

Archivists work to preserve 9/11 papers, photos and video forever
1010 Wins - New York,NY,USA
``Our goal is to make sure we all know who's got what stuff,'' said 
Kathleen Roe, a New York state archivist who is storing more ttors of 
the 9/11 Digital ...
<http://www.1010wins.com/topic/ap_news.php?story=AP/APTV/State/NY/n/NY--S
ept11Archive_n_n_0ny-->

State pulls court's funds for database
Charlottesville Daily Progress - Charlottesville,VA,USA
That money is collected in the form of a $5 fee every time someone 
files a land record, including deeds, divorce decrees, tax liens and 
wills. ...
<http://www.dailyprogress.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=CDP%2FMGArticle%
2FCDP_BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1173350747212&path=!news>

Access to public records outweighs risk of identity theft
TheNewsTribune.com (subscription) - Tacoma,WA,USA
I learned all this from a presentation by Jerry Handfield, Washington’s 
state archivist and president of the Washington Coalition for Open 
Government. ...<http://www.thenewstribune.com/310/story/39415.html>

Wall St Journal
Legal Worries Over Missing Emails Grow
White House May Face Questions Over Past Probes
<http://online.wsj.com/article/SB117669454310570978-email.html>

Trentonian, Sun, 15 Apr 2007 0:12 AM PDT
Beat generation tools and words inspire teacher
http://www.trentonian.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=18212488&BRD=1697&PAG=461&dept_id=44551&rfi=6
LAWRENCE -- The old manual typewriter has become the inspiration for an 
English professor to challenge her students at Lawrenceville School to 
a difficult task.

The Telegraph, Sat, 14 Apr 2007 2:44 PM PDT
SCANNING THE PAST
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1070415/asp/opinion/story_7634474.asp
One of the ?side effects?, so to say, of the email-and-SMS age is the 
decline in snail mail or letter-writing in urban areas. What?s more, 
not many keep a record of what has been written ? the delete key is 
used all too often, by both the writer and the recipient.

Boston Globe, Mon, 16 Apr 2007 2:09 AM PDT
Small school given Digital's past
http://www.boston.com/business/technology/articles/2007/04/16/small_school_given_digitals_past
Legendary computer engineer Ken Olsen graduated from the Massachusetts 
Institute of Technology in 1950. But when he decided to give his 
personal archives to a college, the founder of Digital Equipment Corp. 
didn't choose his alma mater; he donated his trove of papers and 
electronic artifacts to Gordon College, a small Christian campus north 
of Boston.

Data Protection
Guernsey Press and Star - Vale,Guernsey,UK
... states increasingly converted global networks into platforms of 
surveillance by data retention, forced identification and 
renationalisation. 
...<http://www.thisisguernsey.com/code/showbusinessarticle.pl?ArticleID=1
12967>

LOST WHITE HOUSE EMAILS ALSO COMMON ISSUE FOR US BUSINESSES
dBusinessNews Austin (press release) - Austin,TX,USA
... a variety of topics related to email, instant messaging, spam, 
collaboration, security, storage, archiving, data retention, compliance 
and other areas.
<http://austin.dbusinessnews.com/shownews.php?newsid=115179&type_news=lat
est>

Taming content Eric Wilson
Australian IT - Australia
But Rob Koplowitz, principal analyst with Forrester Research, says 
regulatory compliance issues now face all businesses, because of 
ever-increasing legal ...
<http://australianit.news.com.au/articles/0,7204,21553498%5E15841%5E%5Enb
v%5E,00.html>

Audit office quits the paper trail
Australian IT - Australia
Interwoven's Records Manager has recently achieved compliance with the 
US Department of Defence's records management security standard. ...
<http://australianit.news.com.au/articles/0,7204,21553500%5E15841%5E%5Enb
v%5E,00.html>

USPS shifts to electronic personnel records
FCW.com - Falls Church,VA,USA
According to USPS, the electronic versions of the files will reside in 
a secure central database, unlike the paper files, which are housed in 
various ...<http://www.fcw.com/article98240-04-16-07-Web>

Secret police files infiltrated
The Age - Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
... have told The Age she has been accused of wiping the records of 
possibly hundreds of criminals and selling information from the 
confidential files. ...
<http://www.theage.com.au/news/national/secret-police-files-infiltrated/2
007/04/13/1175971353176.html>

Proposal worries archivist
Regina Leader-Post (subscription) - Regina,Saskatchewan,Canada
A proposal to save money in the operation of the city clerk's 
department at city hall could reduce public access to city archives, 
according to a spokesman ...
<http://www.canada.com/reginaleaderpost/news/story.html?id=3113589a-1a0c-
4573-b98b-6884def8f025>

John Constance Retires from the National Archives
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung) - Wien,Austria
WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allen Weinstein, 
Archivist of the United States, today announced the retirement of John 
Constance, ... 
<http://www.pr-inside.com/john-constance-retires-from-the-national-r95050
.htm>

John Constance Retires from the National Archives
Earthtimes.org - USA
Mr. Constance has served as the National Archives liaison to Capitol 
Hill for 14 years and currently supervises congressional relations, 
public affairs, 
...<http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/news_press_release,90163.shtm
l>

Archives NZ Goes International
IDM.net.au - Strawberry Hills,NSW,Australia
April 16, 2007: Archives New Zealand has taken its Digital records 
Standard to the world with Australia, South Africa and the 
International Standards ...<http://www.idm.net.au/story.asp?id=8283>

Lost White House Emails Also Common Issue for US Businesses
SYS-CON Media - Montvale,NJ,USA
The survey, conducted this month, strongly suggests that corporate 
email storage and retrieval is not well managed and with increasing 
legal requests for ...<http://www.sys-con.com/read/361889.htm>

Make Sure Everyone Is on the Same Page
Law.com (subscription) - San Francisco,CA,USA
He was concerned that having such a policy could subject the company to 
sanctions for spoliation of evidence, as happened to Arthur Andersen in 
the Enron 
...<http://www.law.com/jsp/ihc/PubArticleIHC.jsp?id=1176727155365>

Red Bull seek legal action on design leak
autosport.com - Teddington,Middlesex,UK
Spyker would not reveal how they got hold of these confidential 
documents, but sources told autosport.com at Sepang that the blueprints 
were mailed to the 
...<http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/58170>

ID theft soars 70% as firms ignore risk
Glasgow Evening Times - Glasgow,Scotland,UK
More than 25% of respondents didn't see the point in shredding 
documents - despite Home Office calculations showing identity theft has 
cost the economy ...
<http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/display.var.1330345.0.id_theft_soars_
70_as_firms_ignore_risk.php>

BBC to put its entire archive online
E-consultancy - London,UK
The BBC is planning to make its entire archive available to watch, 
listen to and download online, in a scheme expected to be announced by 
thecorporation ... 
<http://www.e-consultancy.com/news-blog/363081/bbc-to-put-its-entire-arch
ive-online.html>

Stolen Civil War Papers
CBS 21 - Harrisburg,PA,USA
That's when Dean quickly noticed the documents were originals he 
himself made copies of several years ago at the National Archives in 
Philadelphia. ...
<http://www.whptv.com/news/local/story.aspx?content_id=66fb130c-af4c-45c7
-935e-e7c69b45b32d>

Companies at risk with untested disaster recovery systems
eChannelLine - North York,Ontario,Canada
... experience one week of data center downtime will be out of business 
within 12 months, according to the National Archives and Records 
Administration. 
...<http://www.echannelline.com/usa/story.cfm?item=21900>

Data Breach Aided University Phishing Scam
Washington Post - Washington,DC,USA
"That's when I decided to file the [public records] request," he said. 
Investigators found phishing kits - ready-made scam e-mails and Web 
pages - designed ...
<http://blog.washingtonpost.com/securityfix/2007/04/data_breach_may_have_
aided_uni_1.html?nav=rss_blog>

Paper, files and records managed with software
Manufacturing Talk - UK
Paper, files and records are being managed at an Ellesmere Port office 
with Alchemy Document and records management from Timezone Digital 
Storage and ...<http://www.manufacturingtalk.com/news/avq/avq102.html>

Red Bull worried about theft of designs
GrandPrix - Tappan,NY,USA
Red Bull immediately launched an internal investigation in Milton 
Keynes and in Faenza to try to find out how these confidential 
documents got to Spyker. ...<http://www.grandprix.com/ns/ns19043.html>

Archive Offers Engineer’s View of Twin Towers
Architectural Record - USA
Willis says that the museum is now collecting materials to document 
development of the planned Freedom Tower, but adding them to the 
archive will require ...
<http://archrecord.construction.com/news/daily/archives/070417archive.asp
>

New archive for historic plants
BBC News - UK
Three million historic plant samples have been moved into a special 
archive at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. The UK's most important 
plant specimens ...
<http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/edinburgh_and_east/6563697.s
tm>

Questions arise about records fees, practices
Daily News - Galveston County - TX,USA
FRIENDSWOOD — Documents released through an open records request show 
the city of Friendswood inconsistently waives open-record request fees 
and, ...
<http://galvestondailynews.com/story.lasso?ewcd=a2117fa770ccd2b6&-session
=TheDailyNews:42F942220a2eb00D71vrK3F0734C>

Pioneer Press alleges corporate espionage by former publisher
Post-Bulletin - Rochester,MN,USA
Earlier this year, a former secretary at The Coca-Cola Co. was 
convicted of conspiracy after federal prosecutors said she stole 
confidential documents and ...
<http://news.postbulletin.com/newsmanager/templates/localnews_story.asp?a
=290750&z=2>


UPMC patient data mistakenly put on Web remained in Net archive
NEPA News - PA,USA
But the paper reported Saturday that the information could still be 
accessed on The Internet Archive, an Internet library. "It's too late. 
...
<http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=18213193&BRD=2212&PAG=461&dept
_id=465812&rfi=6>

Newspaper says photographer altered more pictures
Bucyrus Telegraph Forum - Bucyrus,OH,USA
It is removing Detrich's photographs from its Web site and has blocked 
access to his photographs in the newspaper's archive. ...
<http://www.bucyrustelegraphforum.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070415
/UPDATES01/70415001/1002/NEWS01>




Peter Kurilecz
Richmond Va
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