[LINK] Government 2.0: Policy and Practice

Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Tue Jun 23 08:59:49 EST 2009


At 08:35 AM 23/06/2009, Tom Worthington wrote:
>ps: In all the discussion of web 2.0 gadgets, the point can be lost
>that electronic communications are important public records. Public
>servants need to be reminded that they are required to file email
>messages and that unauthorized modification of such data is a crime
>which can result in 10 years imprisonment.

And if the Canberra leaders and minions haven't figured that out 
after this past week, they should all be sacked! What a mess! It's 
ironic that gov 2.0 was going on yesterday in the same building where 
the Parliament was debating a situation that could easily bring down 
leaders based on lack of control of govt communications. I don't know 
if that increases the need or scares the Parliamentary horses even more.

My theory: Godwin did it.

Jan



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