Nevada: Tweets Likely Public Records, Judge Says

The former general counsel for the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada must stop destroying digital evidence related to a fraud complaint, a federal judge ordered Wednesday.

     Court findings indicate Las Vegas-based tech firm Switch in June became aware defendant attorney Carolyn "Lina" Tanner published online and social media posts under the pseudonyms DixieRaeSparx, #DixieRaeSparx or @DixieRaeSparx. Continue…

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Public Records Rules for Twitter, Facebook and Social Media

From Sun Sentinel:

Every time local-government officials in Florida use social media in their public position they are creating a public record, something they're required to keep and produce upon request. More Broward and Palm Beach county public officials are turning to social media to spread their message directly to digital "friends" and "followers."

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