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 April 13, 2010  Breaches

Thanks to a site visitor who alerted me to this one….

Robin Hindery of the Associated Press reports:

Sarah Palin will get first-class airfare for two and three rooms at a luxury hotel when she gives a speech in June for a university foundation.

And organizers better not forget to stock her lectern with two water bottles and bendable straws.

The details of Palin’s contract with the California State University, Stanislaus Foundation were contained in five pages of the document retrieved from a campus trash bin by students who heard administrators might be shredding documents related to the speech.

Somewhat embarrassing in light of CSU’s previous denials of any documentation:

Last week, the university responded to a similar public records request by (State Senator) Yee by saying it did not have any documents related to Palin’s appearance and had referred the matter to foundation board president Matt Swanson.

The next day, Swanson sent letters to both Yee and the AP stating that Palin’s contract includes a strict nondisclosure clause. University foundations and other auxiliary organizations were not subject to the same public records requirements as the university itself, he said.

Read more on cnews.

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