News.com reports that aside from a few exceptions, states are not addressing the need for comprehensive strategies to deal with retaining documents that were "born" digital, and do not exist on paper. Doug Robinson, the executive director of the National Association of State CIOs says: "There are very, very few states that have enacted any legislation or directive that addresses the permanent access to records." He adds: "The challenge is that states are all over the map in what format they use in archiving born-digital content." One of the reasons for this, Robinson feels, is because most state...
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