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Christina's LIS Rant
Friday, June 16, 2006
  OT: For all my fellow veterans who are librarians
We all think that 26 million won't include us. I have to say, though, that I just received notification from the VA that my personal information was in fact on the laptop that was stolen. I was sure it wouldn't impact me but it may. So -- check your mail and check your credit report.

Sigh.

Update 6/29: Stolen laptop recovered and they think the data was not accessed (via HFR). ComputerWorld article. Whew (I hope!)
 
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OMG! How horrible and stressful! I hope that there are no more negative repercussions of this for you and all the other veterans.
 
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This is my blog on library and information science. I'm into Sci/Tech libraries, special libraries, personal information management, sci/tech scholarly comms.... My name is Christina Pikas and I'm a librarian in a physics, astronomy, math, computer science, and engineering library. I'm also a doctoral student at Maryland. Any opinions expressed here are strictly my own and do not necessarily reflect those of my employer or CLIS. You may reach me via e-mail at cpikas {at} gmail {dot} com.

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