Campbell, Ruth. Alpine Open Meetings Charges Dismissed. OA Online News. May 4, 2005.

OA Online News: " While the case was dropped against these two Alpine City Council members, the fact that these two councillors used e-mail to conduct city business (they were accused of circumventing the need for open public forums on specific issues) has undoubtedly affected their careers. Another reminder to think through the implications of how you use e-mail and how laws, regulations and policies can affect your e-mail usage.