When the Federal Records Act was amended, the definition of a record was broadened to include messages sent using various electronic platforms – email, social media conversations, chats, text messages etc. In government agencies, a growing number of work-related discussions take place on personal mobile devices. For that reason, text archiving has become one of the crucial aspects of complying with Freedom of Information Act and State Sunshine Laws.
What you’ll learn in this infographic:
- get answers to 10 most commonly asked questions about FOIA and content from mobile phones,
- get a breakdown of state deadlines for responding to a FOIA request and
- learn how the archiving of mobile calls and texts can help your agency meet FOIA deadlines and improve records management.