Thursday, January 22, 2009
President gets to keep his Blackberry
Obama views the connection to the outside world as vital, seeing it as a tool to help him “stay in touch with the flow of everyday life,” he said on NBC’s “Today” show recently.
Initially, it seemed, the president was going to give up the device once he took office because of security and legal issues. The Presidential Records Act puts correspondence, including e-mails, in the official record and available for public review. Presidential e-mails also can be subpoenaed.
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