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Officials’ E-Mail Increasingly Being Viewed as Public Record

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· Story link Those supposedly private e-mails that public officials send on their government cellphones to friends and colleagues may…

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Those supposedly private e-mails that public officials send on their government cellphones to friends and colleagues may not be private after all. Increasingly, those text messages are being treated as records subject to state and federal disclosure laws, USA Today reports in a review of some recent high profile e-mail records cases. (3/17/08)