Email freedom

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Neil
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Votes: 6

Make all public service email accessible to the public in real
time, cached and searchable. This will do away with ati requests as the
population can access the information at any time.
 

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Submitted by RS on May 13, 2016 - 2:11 PM

I think that the risk of this (which may be extreme openness) is : - bureaucrats are already too risk adverse, making their conversations over email open to the public will halt all communications; we need them to talk to each other more not less - raising the expectations of the public toward extreme openness in government is culturally and practically an issue - practically, a lot of these conversations are sensitive because they have private data, national security info, politically and socially sensitive subjects that need to be communicated to Canadians but not by exposing early or incomplete info from emails