National Archives Loss Adds to List of Govt. Data Goofs: Unfortunately, this isn't the first flub-up we've seen when it comes to seemingly dumb data mistakes by major government agencies. In fact, there have been several winners since just last year. Here, then, are our top four government data blunders of recent months, starting with this week's National Archives revelation.
4. The National Archives' Hard Drive Disappearance
3. The TSA's Lost-Then-Found Fumble
2. The U.S. Military's eBay Embarrassment
1. The U.K.'s Vanishing Disks. And Hard Drives. And Memory Sticks. And Computers.