Outlook Power magazine runs an interesting piece on recent hearings by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform into the missing White House e-mails. As many as 1,000 days of e-mails are estimated to be missing.
Author David Gewirtz finds much he considers appalling, from an IT professional's point of view. He wonders:
A White House computer expert called the e-mail set-up "primitive," one with a high risk that information would be lost, according to this Associated Press story in the Post. And a second AP story in the Post concludes:
The picture emerging from testimony and court filings is one of disregard for fundamental principles that well-run private companies adhere to routinely.