[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
  OpenTheGovernment.org
  www.openthegovernment.org
  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]

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DHS cuts time it will save passenger data
http://www.fcw.com/article103446-08-07-07-Web





- 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

http://www.uscourts.gov/Press_Releases/digialaudio080607.html


- 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.

http://www.terrorisminfo.mipt.org/pdf/hsr176.pdf


- Bruce Schneier:  Interview with TSA Administrator Kip Hawley



http://www.schneier.com/interview-hawley.html





- Getting data silos under control

 http://www.gcn.com/print/26_20/44828-1.html?topic=techreport








- Are we on the e-record?Debate heats up about how much control employees 
should have over e-records
http://www.fcw.com/article103342-07-30-07-Print

                        

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