Thursday, February 09, 2017
Law - Apps being used to avoid public records laws
Updating this ILB post from Feb. 2nd, which in its second half listed several methods federal workers were using to avoid the public records law, Jonathan Swan and David McCabe of AXIOS report on "Confide: The app for paranoid Republicans." Some quotes:
Confide — an encrypted messaging app that deletes chats after they're read — is fast becoming a tool of choice for Republicans in Washington.
Numerous senior GOP operatives and several members of the Trump administration have downloaded the app, spurred by the airing of hacked Democratic e-mails. * * *
Public service announcement for administration officials: All official business is supposed to be conducted via White House e-mail so communications can be archived for the presidential record.
Posted by Marcia Oddi on February 9, 2017 09:51 AM
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