For President George W. Bush, who expresses disdain for e-mail, the White House system of electronic record-keeping is a good match. A congressional committee and two private groups in federal court are pushing for information on how the White House handled its e-mail for the past six years and whether officials there complied with records-retention laws. The picture emerging from testimony and court filings is one of disregard for fundamental principles that well-run private companies adhere to routinely.
Computer Experts Point to White House Failures in E-Mail Controversy
The Associated Press
March 3, 2008