Jeremiah Andrick over at the Cubicle Punk Blog has posted an interesting article about a city council in Ohio that sent a cease and desist letter (Page 1 and 2) to a local website. The site, called Everything Conneaut Ohio, is under fire because they post information about the city, and the council thinks [...]
Allowing the public and news organizations unfettered access to federal, state, and local governments’ non-private data is essential. One good way to do this is to make the data available online, thus reducing the agency’s costs trying to manually fill individual freedom of information act requests. However, this solution is not without its caveats, as [...]
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