[govinfo] GovInfo News 8-15-2007

  • From: "Patrice McDermott" <pmcdermott@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "govinfo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <govinfo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "FOI-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <FOI-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2007 10:31:15 -0400

Patrice McDermott, Director
  202.332.OPEN (6736)- House committee votes to give IGs fixed terms
   By Terry Kivlan   CongressDaily
August 3, 2007

The House  Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved legislation 
designed  to better insulate government inspector generals from political  
retribution by giving them fixed seven-year terms. more [Gov Exec]


DHS cuts time it will save passenger data

- Arizona State University  partners with NASA to digitize original Apollo 
flight films

Nearly 40  years after man first walked on the Moon, the complete lunar 
photographic  record from the Apollo project will be accessible to both 
researchers and the  general public on the Internet. A new digital archive - 
created through a collaboration between Arizona  State University  and NASA's 
Johnson Space Center  in Houston - is  making available high-resolution scans 
of original Apollo flight films. more  [thanks to beSpacific.com]

Link: Browse or download

- Two Courts Offer Digital Audio Recordings Online


- Homeland Security Report (#176)
The August 2007 issue reports homeland security issues and updates the  
terrorism calendar, celebrates the 217th anniversary of the Coast Guard  and 
discusses critical infrastructure protection.


- Bruce Schneier:  Interview with TSA Administrator Kip Hawley


- Getting data silos under control


- Are we on the e-record?Debate heats up about how much control employees 
should have over e-records


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