It's not a great idea to run a government using Yahoo! e-mail accounts.More here.
That's the word from experts, anyway, reacting to news that Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's Yahoo! e-mail had been hacked earlier this week. McCain's vice-presidential pick reportedly used the accounts to communicate with key aides about government business.
The practice is dangerous, said experts, and can run counter to laws ensuring government is open and accountable -- a tough point for Palin, who has made "open government" a catchphrase of her political identity.
Friday, September 19, 2008
Palin's Yahoo e-mail practices echo Bush practices, expert says
Bush's White House personnel often use e-mail accounts controlled by the Republican National Committee. Now open government advocates wonder about Palin's use of a Yahoo account for official business and what her intentions were.