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Public kept in dark Gov. Cuomo uses Blackberry pin hardly any paper trail behind

July 23, 2012

The Daily News reported on Monday that Cuomo uses his Blackberry’s PIN function to communicate with his top aides. Unlike email and traditional text messages, PINS leave no paper trail. The revelation came after a FOIL request from the newspaper and the Associated Press revealed that Cuomo does not send email.
His top advisers also seem to be wary of a paper trail as well. Earlier this year, a FOIL request from Capital Tonight for all communications with registered lobbyists and the governor’s top staff during the height of the budget-making process in Albany yielded very little.

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