DELETE' button weakens freedom of information law
Arkansas Times - Little Rock,AR,USA
... Jodie Mahony of El Dorado, that "the absence of a records retention
requirement in the law has made the Freedom of Information Act virtually
useless now that ...
ACCESS to data criticized
Albany Times Union - Albany,NY,USA
... "In the scheme of things, considering the laws in the 50 states, and
considering the problems with the federal Freedom of Information Act,
I think New York's ...
NELSON lauds case that was key to passing anti-identity theft law
Naples Daily News - Naples,FL,USA
... The rule covers disposal of both paper and electronic records. The
FTC proposed a "reasonable measures" standard so small businesses won't
be unduly burdened. ...
RARE Alamo letters are on auction block
San Antonio Express (subscription) - San Antonio,TX,USA
... proof. "I think there's a good chance these were in the archives at
one time," said Chris LaPlante, state archivist at the library. ...
SC concerned about destruction of records
The Edge Daily - Malaysia
The Securities Commission (SC) has expressed concern about the destruction
of records involving Practice Note 4/2001 companies, an act which has
1920S Bridget Jones
Telegraph.co.uk - London,England,UK
... further entries. Jen Brown, Oxfam's bookshop manager, said the diary
would be given to John Williams, the city's archivist. "Normally ...
EX-UFJ execs held in cover-up
Asahi Shimbun - Tokyo,Japan
... to have transferred thousands of computer files on borrowers to ...
The employees forged documents that showed the ... of the borrowers and
deleted records of meetings ...
THE paperless office
PC Advisor - UK
... Paper copies of documents also have to be kept for ... in some cases,
and for files as electronic files are deleted ... and with it go all the
online records," said one ...
DVD Standards War Could Affect Data Storage
NewsFactor Network - Woodland Hills,CA,USA
... "With DVD already well on its way to replacing VHS completely, and
archival storage poised to see optical storage as the preferred medium,
the winner of this ...
NEW Day dawns at Historical Society
Hingham Journal - Hingham,MA,USA
... and climate control for the archives. Day intends to be more active
in securing grants to maintain the properties, as well as to fund an archivist
with the ...
DOCUMENT destruction law has loophole
WBBH - Ft. Myers,FL,USA
... fashion. Carole Brown owns Secure Document Destruction, the only certified
document shredding company in Southwest Florida. Her ...
Wired News, Thu, 02 Dec 2004 11:30 AM PST
Fight for Public Domain Goes On
Archivists who want to digitize 'orphan works' -- books, movies and
films that are no longer commerically viable but remain under
copyright -- lose a court battle. But they vow to continue the war to
rebalance copyright law. By Katie Dean.
Peter Kurilecz CRM, CA
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