Blogger’s request jolts lawmakers into ‘emergency’ mode

By Paul McNamara – This one’s about new technology and the law of unintended consequences.

On Monday blogger Rob Port emailed a public-records request to his state legislature. And on Wednesday he watched online as a North Dakota lawmaker read that email on the House floor to help justify “emergency” legislation that would block Port’s request.

The North Dakota state legislature apparently walks the walk when it comes to transparency.. more>


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