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Is it a violation of the Presidential Records Act for WH staffers to have privacy?

IDK, Would you have your hackles up if your boss did this to you? from politico: "staffers were told to dump their phones on a table for a “phone check," to prove they had nothing to hide. Spicer explicitly warned staffers that using texting apps like Confide — an encrypted and screenshot-protected messaging app that automatically deletes texts after they are sent — and Signal, another encrypted messaging system, was a violation of the Presidential Records Act, Is it a violation of the PRA?


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    Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) 9 months ago

    This is general stuff. If the communication was with the Pres. or Vice pres it is covered. If the com. is about what a president says it is covered. But clearly it is not intended to be used as a basis for a search in general. But it could be.

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