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Friday, September 11, 2009

In New Mexico, Emails About Public Business are Public Information Regardless of Account Used

Emails between the mayor and city councilors of Las Vegas have been released following a ruling by the New Mexico Attorney General. The attorney general 's office stated that emails regarding "public business" are "public information," even if the emails were sent by officials using a private computer, and thus, are subject to disclosure.

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1 comment:

Maria Jones said...

We are living and fairly acquainted with the computer well. It will be better to say that we cannot sustain life without laptops, mobiles or computers. We can communicate any individual from any where he/she lives because of these electronic devices. So we need to take it seriously what we are sending.