City vs blog in Claremont

Last week the political anony-blog Claremont Insider posted the pay and benefits totals for a whole bunch of Claremont city employees, based on year-end pay stubs found on the city's publicly available online archive. After the city complained, Blogger (upper case) took down the original post — over the objections of the blogger (lower case.) The Claremont Insider gives a rundown today of the whole episode, and here's a story from the weekend in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin and the city's release explaining why it deactivated the online archive.

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