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.
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
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
Genealogy: Price for National Archives historical documents going up?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." ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
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
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
Wall St Journal
Legal Worries Over Missing Emails Grow
White House May Face Questions Over Past Probes
Trentonian, Sun, 15 Apr 2007 0:12 AM PDT
Beat generation tools and words inspire teacher
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
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
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
Guernsey Press and Star - Vale,Guernsey,UK
... states increasingly converted global networks into platforms of
surveillance by data retention, forced identification and
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.
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 ...
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. ...
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
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. ...
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 ...
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
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,
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
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
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 ...
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
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
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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.
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. ...
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