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Public Records Laws and Social Media Retention in New Jersey

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Learn how you can preserve complete social media records automatically to maintain public records compliance in New Jersey. Download the social media archiving overview.

Social Media Record Retention Legal News in New Jersey

Read about New Jersey cases and precedents involving social media and public record retention.

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New Jersey superior court judge rules that content on social media is public record under OPRA

A clerk in The Borough of Glen Rock denied a citizen’s records request for social media content when he saw that council members were blocking citizens on Facebook. However, when the lawsuit went to a Superior Court, the judge ruled that such social media content is public record under the Open Public Records Act. Glen Rock paid nearly $30,000 in legal fees.

Judge rules that a police department in Trenton, NJ is responsible for producing social media records

After denying a records request for social media records, the police department received a lawsuit from the citizen. As a result of the lawsuit, a judge ruled that the police department was responsible for producing records from social media and ordered the department to pay the plaintiff’s legal fees.

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