« Long Lost Magazines | Main | Blueberry Farming Giant Found to Use
Child Labor at Michigan Fields »

November 01, 2009

Digital Data Make For A Really Permanent Record

Two years ago, Kevin Vanginderen, a California lawyer, Googled his own name and came up with a 25-year-old article from Cornell's newspaper about his being charged with burglary as a student there. He sued Cornell, saying the college hurt his reputation when it put the archives online. Earlier this year, that suit was thrown out, and now when you search his name you can read all about that.

It's all here, this is just 1 in a 4 part series story by Martin Kaste / NPR 10/29/09

Posted by cat at 11:06 PM