By failing to provide municipal employees with appropriate training necessary to understand and comply with records retention law schedules, implementation of an agreement with a computer server which stores emails for only 90 days after which time they are automatically deleted, "impairs the right of the public to inspect or copy [an] agency's nonexempt public records existing on-line in, or stored on a device or medium used in connection with, a computer system owned, leased or otherwise used by the agency in the course of its governmental functions," within the meaning of C.G.S. §1-211(b).
Best v. Mayor, Town of Stratford
Freedom of Information Commission
December 10, 2012
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