Why Government Websites Must Be Archived

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Government Agencies are challenged more than ever before by electronic data laws and they need to ensure they are complying with all of the various legal requirements. Many data archiving options exist, but they do not stand up as legal evidence in court because they lack integrity and authenticity.

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Why Government Websites Must Be Archived

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  2. 2. Government websites are Public Records, must be retained and disclosed in electronic format.<br />
  3. 3. Publications influences actions and decisions of citizens and businesses. Governments can be held accountable for the information they publish on the web.<br />
  4. 4. To use digital documents in court, they need to comply with the Fed Rule of Evidence (especially rule 901): provide proof for Data Integrity and Authenticity<br />
  5. 5. Vinhnee vs. American Express:<br />“The court refused to admit the electronic records as evidence because the firm could not offer proof to authenticate the records. Amex appealed and lost.”<br />
  6. 6. Lorraine vs. Markel Insurance Company<br />“The court rejected all offered e-mail submissions on the grounds that they failed to meet the standard for admission under the Federal Rules of Evidence.”<br />
  7. 7. PageFreezer archives websites AND places a digital timestamp and signature on each page, providing strong legal evidence.<br />
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  12. 12. <ul><li>PageFreezer archives your websites daily
  13. 13. Browse & Search your archives
  14. 14. Strong legal evidence
  15. 15. No software installation</li></li></ul><li>Start Archiving Today!<br />www.pagefreezer.com<br />info@pagefreezer.com<br />twitter @pagefreezer<br />phone 888 916 39 99<br />

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