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Request Volume Prompts Mayor to Post Records Online

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· Story link The mayor of Blount County, Tennessee found a practical way to deal with requests for information on…

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The mayor of Blount County, Tennessee found a practical way to deal with requests for information on the sheriff’s office vehicle inventory when that because subject of a local controversy. Rather than respond to a stream of records requests, he’s posting all the available data online and telling people to do their own research. “Every possible piece of data we possess is online,” he announced. (3/7/08)