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Records and Archives In the News is a compilation of news stories 
related to records and archives management.
County Records: Closed for Business
Voice of San Diego - San Diego,CA,USA
Legal bills turned over by the county of San Diego in response to a 
public records request were almost completely redacted. In contrast, a 
similar document ...

Albertan, with special distinction
Alberta Daily Herald Tribune (subscription) - Grande 
The Fairview-born and Sexsmith-raised archivist was announced last week 
as one of this year's inductees into the Alberta Order of Excellence – 
the highest 

Texas AG sues RadioShack for dumping customers' records in trash
Houston Chronicle - Houston,TX,USA
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The state Attorney General's Office sued 
RadioShack Corp. on Monday for exposing customers to possible identity 
theft after records 

Detroit Free Press - Detroit,MI,USA
Records of comparable private sales are buried in gallery files and 
correspondence that dealers tend to guard like state secrets. Auction 
records can also ...

Southwest Collections Library boasts sports archives, historic marvels
The Daily Toreador (subscription) - Lubbock,TX,USA
Photo albums and scrapbooks of women's basketball teams from the 1960s, 
along with stat sheets for players so old they are applying for Social 
Security, ...

Copyright: Fair Use Is Your Friend

Local historians all have favorite treasures
Warren Times Gazette - Warren,RI,USA
Historical artifacts are keys to the past, and guardians of municipal 
documents, antiquities and other relics from bygone years all have 
their personal ...<>

Recorder expanding services on Web site
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne,IN,USA
The current system allows for electronic storage and retrieval of the 
mortgages, deeds and other documents filed with his office. 

Airport wants document rules
The Daily Advertiser - Lafayette,LA,USA
Citizens will have to pay for copies of public documents from the 
Lafayette Airport Commission and will not be allowed to make their own 
copies under a...

Historical society closing the books
Waterloo Record - Waterloo,Ontario,Canada
The collection will live on in the Grace Schmidt room at the main 
branch of the Kitchener Public Library, where the Waterloo Historical 
Society's archives ...

National Archives stores history online
Computing - London,UK
The National Archives has developed a digital directory to record 
details of projects funded by the Local Heritage Initiative (LHI), to 
preserve England’s ...

Pheto clarifies situation of records employees
Republic of Botswana - Gaberones,Botswana
PARLIAMENT - A group of employees who joined the Department of National 
Archives and Records Services between the 1994 and 1996 were recruited 
at B5 scale ...

Texas Sues RadioShack After Retailer Dumps Thousands of Customer ...
eWeek - Woburn,MA,USA
The records contained Social Security numbers, credit and debit card 
information, names, addresses and telephone numbers, according to 
investigators. ...<,1895,2110856,00.asp>

Secretary of State pulls SSN numbers from Web
Arizona Capitol Times - Phoenix,AZ,USA
The Arizona Secretary of State's Office yanked Internet access to 
documents containing the Social Security numbers of Arizonans on Friday 
just hours after a ...<>

Computing, - London, UK
18th Century parliamentary history unveiled through cutting edge 21st 
Century technology

RadioShack Admits To Dumping Customer Records
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
Our Northshore Plaza store in Portland, Texas, is part of a shredding 
program we have in place throughout the state for the secure disposal 
and destruction ...

Erewash trims data management costs - UK
... requirements of its paper documents and files with the introduction 
of an electronic document and records management (EDRM) system from 
Tower Software. ...

Recovered records a 'treasure-trove'
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - St. Louis,MO,USA
Now, after two years of preserving and indexing by the Missouri State 
Archives, historians are ready to tell the public exactly what they've 
found. ...

Client files dumped in bins, claim watchdog
ic - Birmingham,UK
Mike Bull, of ScamsDirect, is passing the documents on to the 
Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), and the claims his 
investigation – carried out at ...

Rutherford's records settle into home
The Tennessean - Nashville,TN,USA
In the new building, which cost $1.3 million, there is room not just 
for the 5000 square feet of climate-controlled records storage, but a 
reading room and ...

Suit says VP took secrets
Cincinnati Enquirer - Cincinnati,OH,USA
A cleaned-out computer hard drive and the suspected trail of downloaded 
confidential documents made the departure of Scott Arledge more than 
just another ...

Disposal Suspension: Are You Prepared When the Summons Comes?
TechLINKS (press release) - Atlanta,GA,USA
"It is clear beyond reasonable dispute that The Company has been guilty 
of gross spoliation of evidence. … The court imposes limits upon The 
Company’s ...

Film, sound archive becomes home for researchers
ABC Online - Australia
The Centre for Scholarly and Archival Research has been launched today 
to give academics from across the world a place to stay at the archive 
for the ...<>

RadioShack may have tossed 'thousands' of customer records into Dumpster
articleId=9015399&source=NLT_SEC&nlid=38> comment: Clive Longbottom on data footprints in the sand
IT Week - London,UK
Data retention laws are becoming more commonplace, and data disclosure 
is being used by legal and governance bodies worldwide to ensure that 
things are as ...

Home Office publishes data retention proposal - London,England,UK
To comply with last year's EU Directive on Data Retention, these rules 
must be extended or new rules passed to mandate the retention of 
internet data, ...<>

Automotive film archive goes live
Autoblog - Santa Monica,CA,USA
Covering more than 100 years of automotive history, the archive has 
been assembled from private and professional film collections, 
advertisements and ...

Lottery funds open online archive of St.Helens - Hereford,Herefordshire,UK
A grant of more than half a million pounds from the Heritage Lottery 
Fund (HLF) will open up an online archive of information about St. 
Helens’ past. ...<>

Radio Shack Sued for Exposing Customer Info
TechNewsWorld - Sherman Oaks,CA,USA
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Lyris ListManager is the robust, scalable, and easily integrated 
solution your team ...<>

RadioShack Admits To Dumping Customer Records The Texas attorney 
general filed two charges against RadioShack and is investigating 
whether the thousands of records dumped in a garbage bin have been used 
for identity theft.

FCC Adopts Tougher Phone Record Privacy Rules

Technology may ease compliance burden - USA
... software only to have its use halted by Quest's legal department, 
often has a delete-versus-save mentality, said IT managers at the 
event. ...

Hawai'i crash data won't stay a state secret
Honolulu Advertiser - Honolulu,HI,USA
A team of experts who came to Hawai'i in October to evaluate the 
state's traffic records system criticized the DOT, saying the agency 
restricted access so ...

Correct this historian if he's wrong -- which he never is
Sacramento Bee - Sacramento,CA,USA
They practically live in the California History Room at the California 
State Library, where the couple arrive with their daily to-do lists and 
pore through ...<>

Cooperation, Competition, Convergence
Scure Destruction Business - Cleveland,OH,USA
As clients look for integrated approaches to their records management 
that incorporate document and electronic media storage as well as 

Pune Newsline - Pune,India
As an archivist at the George Eastman House International Museum of 
Photography and Film in Rochester, New York, Daniel Wagner is used to 
counting and 

Fascinating scrapbook archives early days of new town planning
Hemelhempstead Today - UK
By Pete Bennett. Hemel Hempstead celebrated the 60th anniversary of its 
designation as a new town last month and now in a two-part feature The 
Gazette can ...

Man stole Civil War papers to sell on Internet

Intern admits thefts from U.S. archives

Historical photos of Russian emperors saved by Epson
LetsGoDigital - Emst,Gelderland,Netherlands
Among the collection presented to the RCF were old photos and glass 
negatives from the personal archive of the last Russian Tsar Nikolai 
II. ...<>

Hosting Comes to Email and Document Archiving
Wall Street &amp; Technology - Manhasset,NY,USA
Hosted archiving in theory provides instant usability and scalability, 
that's why many companies ship their back files out to Iron Mountain 
and others. ...

More MLK papers await
Atlanta Journal Constitution (subscription) - Atlanta,GA,USA
When station officials couldn't repay her, they gave her a box of 
records, equipment and a green folder with the King files. 

Ex-Morgan Stanley worker charged
BusinessWeek - USA
Chilowitz, of Yorktown Heights, NY, pleaded guilty to conspiracy, 
transportation of stolen property in interstate commerce, theft of 
trade secrets and 

Corporate Security
Energy Central - Denver,CO,USA
Nevertheless, the case highlights the paranoia over the loss of trade 
secrets and what the potential ramifications could be. ... 

Attorney general's dumpster-diving snares third big score
Legal News Line - Washington,DC,USA
LegalNewsLine recently reported that Abbott's zeal had upset Texas 
bureaucrats after he ruled that SSNs be "redacted" from all public 
documents. ...

EDD Rules: Fact or Scary Fiction? (subscription) - San Francisco,CA,USA
Also, if evidence is inadvertently destroyed, spoliation claims could 
very well mire the case in a bog of protracted, expensive motion 
practice unrelated to ...

New York Times
ARTS / ART & DESIGN   | April 1, 2007
Art:  Arsenic and Old Photos
Dusan Stulik has been collecting 170 years of material for what might 
be called the genome project of predigital photography.

Peter Kurilecz
Richmond Va
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