Tag Archives: Classifying Public Life

Toensing v. Internet Domains

The Vermont Supreme Court issued a decision last month saying that personal email used for government business is subject to Vermont’s Public Records Act. The case was Brady C. Toensing v. the Attorney General of Vermont. The decision was unanimous. … Continue reading

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Thoughts about the Farm Credit System

One of the themes of this blog is that I sometimes think about public life in terms of three sectors: Government For-profit Not-for-profit I worked for the Farm Credit System for 32 years, retiring at the end of 2016. How … Continue reading

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Questions about domain names

In my earlier post titled Town website addresses, I wrote about three top-level Internet domains: .com, .org, and .gov. That corresponds to the three sectors of public life that I think about: for-profit, not-for-profit, and government. There is another paradigm … Continue reading

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Town website addresses

As discussed here and here, I sometimes think about public life in terms of three sectors: Government For-profit Not-for-profit These three sectors align nicely with Internet top-level domains: Government = .gov For-profit = .com Not-for-profit = .org I live in … Continue reading

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Classifying Public Life: Discussion and Examples

In the previous post I discussed how I sometimes think about public life in terms of three sectors: Government For-profit Not-for-profit And sometimes in terms of two sectors: Government Society (= for-profit + not-for-profit) In this post I further discuss … Continue reading

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Classifying Public Life

I sometimes think about public life in terms of three sectors: Government For-profit Not-for-profit Government makes the rules that everyone lives by. The for-profit sector provides most of the goods and services that we use. The not-for-profit sector fills in … Continue reading

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