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Philly Cat
08-22-2012, 04:50 PM
http://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/colleges/judge-orders-former-unc-football-coach-butch-davis-to-turn-over-records-of-cell-phone-calls/2012/08/22/75abb478-ec91-11e1-866f-60a00f604425_story.html

I'm not sure how this would aid the inquiry into academic fraud... oh wait, I forgot, there isn't any such inquiry.

Nonetheless, it will be interesting to see where this goes.

Without seeing the judge's order, I will note that it's a sticky issue of when government employees forfeit their right to privacy in communications from even personal phones/email accounts? Courts have got to be vigilant, I think, to prevent the FOIA laws (which are good) from extending too far into government employees' personal space.

CitizenBBN
08-22-2012, 05:08 PM
I'm concerned a FOIA request would be enough to breach his personal records. A violation of law like releasing player grades etc. I could see, but not just b/c the media is curious. I see the judge's point but it opens up a lot of fishing expeditions. So does the Herald just do a FOIA every week on Cal's phone?