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

Iron Mountain Offers Virtual File Archive
Datamation - Darien,CT,USA
By Judy Mottl Document archiving giant Iron Mountain is aiming to scale
another towering peak: cutting down on enterprises' staggering storage
costs by ...
<http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/netsys/article.php/3806276/Iron-Mountain-Offers-Virtual-File-Archive.htm>

 

Boston Globe

Monumental egos

A radical plan for Obama's presidential library: Let's cancel it

<http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/ideas/articles/2009/02/22/monumental_egos/?s_campaign=8315>

 

State Background Check Records Missing
KHBS/KHOG 40/29 - Fort Smith,AR,USA
When you undergo a background check, a copy of those files are sent to a
Little Rock vendor for storage. The company, Information Vaulting Services,...
<http://www.4029tv.com/news/18787616/detail.html>

 

Attorneys Rebuild Practices After Devastating Fire
The National Law Journal - USA
Hurst has faced bigger problems, however, because he lost all his case
files and other records in the fire. "Everything I had on my computer is
lost," he ...
<http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticleNLJ.jsp?id=1202428561568>

 

Obama balks at recovery of lost Dubya emails
Register - London,England,UK
The watchdogs hoped executive efforts to block the email recovery would end
with the new administration, but just one day after Obama was sworn in, ...
<http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/02/24/obama_doj_files_to_dismiss_missing_email_lawsuit/>

 

Shredding old records
The Cherokeean Herald - Rusk,TX,USA
Randy Garratt of Ark-La-Tex Shredding Company Inc. shreds a can of old
papers at the Cherokee County Courthouse. The company shredded 5951 pounds
of old ...
<http://www.thecherokeean.com/news/2009/0225/county/033.html>


 

Hospital records 'sent to landfill'
The Press Association
The Trust spokesman said: "We can confirm that, at the end of January 2009,
a box containing 100 'floppy' computer disks that were due for destruction,...
<http://www.google.com/hostednews/ukpress/article/ALeqM5jsvIb8PG8tlEpopjwJ4b8eBzMmPg>

 

Kenya Archives records Obama history
Daily Nation - Nairobi,Kenya
By DAVE OPIYOPosted Wednesday, February 25 2009 at 21:05 The Kenya National
Archives has started documenting records relating to the history of US
President ...
<http://www.nation.co.ke/News/-/1056/534990/-/u2hv5j/-/>

 

Stevens archives go to UAF - with conditions
Anchorage Daily News - Anchorage,AK,USA
Paul McCarthy, the retired library director for the Fairbanks campus and a
consultant for the university on the Stevens archives, said the papers fill
some ...
<http://www.adn.com/news/alaska/stevens/story/702235.html>

 

Khudiram documents on display
Times of India - India
KOLKATA: The West Bengal State Archives have discovered rare documents
related to martyrs Khudiram Bose and Prafulla Chaki, which will be
displayed by the ...
<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Kolkata_/Khudiram_documents_on_display/articleshow/4192459.cms>

 

With 4700 boxes, Stevens' papers at UAF will be largest archival ...
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Fairbanks,AK,USA
The Rasmuson Library at UAF, the preeminent research library in the state,
is the natural place for what could become the most important historical
archive ...
<http://newsminer.com/weblogs/dermot-cole/2009/feb/25/stevens-papers-going-to-uaf/>

 

Ex-Sen. Stevens' files to be given to U. of Alaska
The Associated Press
He is also excluding financial records and personal material like
correspondence with family members. The collection is now en route to
Fairbanks from ...
<http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hO9pGKV9ckGBbV0ldMNqfD6TBMQgD96JC6LG0>


 

Parliamentarian says hundreds of documents missing
News-Journal.com - Longview,TX,USA
Oddly, the parliamentarian's missing files have yet to cause a stir —
maybe because few people know about them. The parliamentarian, Denise
Davis, ...
<http://www.news-journal.com/news/content/region/legislature/stories/02/26/0226selby.html>

 

Data Theft Common By Departing Employees
Washington Post - United States
Immediately after leaving their former company, 61 percent took paper
documents or hard files, 53 percent downloaded information onto a CD or DVD
and 42 ...
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/02/26/AR2009022601821.html>

 

Technology for Transparency
Chicago Reader - USA
The Bush White House, it seems, had been stuck in the early 2000s, and
Obama’s staffers were expected to get to work without laptops,
Blackberrys, IM, ...
<http://www.chicagoreader.com/features/stories/ourtown/090226/>

 

Rogue Archivist Campaigns to Be Obama's Printer
Wired News - USA
By Ryan Singel February 26, 2009 | 1:27:38 PMCategories: Sunshine and
Secrecy For more than a decade, Carl Malamud of Archive.org has been
angering ...
<http://blog.wired.com/27bstroke6/2009/02/rogue-archivist.html>

 

WSJ

FCC proposes fines over data protection

WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators slapped hundreds of small telecommunications providers for not abiding by new rules designed to protect consumer phone records, proposing more than $13 million in total fines.

<http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123552946213366401.htmlhttp://online.wsj.com/article/SB123552946213366401.html>

 

Judge orders defendant to decrypt PGP-protected laptop
CNET News - San Francisco,CA,USA
... documents in response to a subpoena may communicate incriminating facts
in two ways: first, if the government doesn't know where the incriminating
files ...
<http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-10172866-38.html>

 

 



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