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 IT directors are dealing with issues that require immediate attention, notably security issues and those associated with cost-cutting. In addition, jurisdictional issues also come into play…