Banning MPs from private messaging apps is a simplistic response to a complex problem

Description

Queensland updated its Ministerial Code of Conduct last month, which reflects the state’s legislation regarding official accountability. The Code now bans Ministers from using private email and messaging apps, such as Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Wickr and Snapchat, for ministerial business.

Subject

Privacy; Public Adminstration and Policy

Period12 Apr 2018

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Media coverage

  • TitleBanning MPs from private messaging apps is a simplistic response to a complex problem
    Media name/outletIDM.net.au
    CountryAustralia
    Date12/04/18
    PersonsBruce Baer Arnold