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April, 2014

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April 30, 2014  10:48 PM

Nuclear Missiles Controlled by…Would You Believe…8-Inch Floppy Disks

Sharon Fisher Sharon Fisher Profile: Sharon Fisher

A few months back, when the New York Times wrote an article on how many government agencies were still using 3 1/2-inch disks, I wrote about it, saying,...

April 27, 2014  9:30 PM

‘You Had One Job’: Canadian Privacy Agency Loses Employee Personal Data

Sharon Fisher Sharon Fisher Profile: Sharon Fisher

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada had to admit last week that it had, uh, lost an unencrypted hard drive containing the personal data of up to 800 current and former federal employees from as far back as 2002. Oops. "


April 21, 2014  12:55 AM

California Government Officials Get Gigantic Open Records Loophole

Sharon Fisher Sharon Fisher Profile: Sharon Fisher

Okay, this is really bad. A California court, the Sixth District Court of Appeal, has ruled that email messages and other forms of electronic communication about public business are not subject to the state’s Public Records Act as long as they’re conducted on a private computer or...


April 9, 2014  3:55 PM

So What’s the Deal With the OpenText-Box Lawsuit, Anyway?

Sharon Fisher Sharon Fisher Profile: Sharon Fisher

In case you missed it, OpenText is known as the largest software company in Canada, and its CEO is Mark Barrenechea, which I mention only because I'm always delighted to see a good Basque name. Anyway, OpenText  Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


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