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Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Texas Court: Gov't Officials' "Private" Work-Related Emails Are Public Records

Last week it was the Ohio Sunshine Committee, and now a Texas court has ruled that government employees' work-related emails on private email accounts are disclosable public records.

Same thing in Washington according to the Attorney General's (non-binding) Model Rules on Public Records.

Thanks to an anonymous source for bringing this Lone Star court ruling to og-blog's attention.