Rut-roh: Missouri neighbor snitches discover discomfort of ‘sunshine’

Rut-roh: Missouri neighbor snitches discover discomfort of ‘sunshine’
Neighborhood in St. Louis, MO. Beware the "sunshine." YouTube video

[Ed. – Wait, public records are … public?]

Residents in Missouri were encouraged to snitch on businesses that broke Gov. Mike Parson’s (R) stay-at-home orders. A website and email address were launched so residents could anonymously report non-essential businesses being open. What residents didn’t expect, however, was for their personal information to be released.

Under Missouri’s Sunshine Law, members of the public can access records and meetings. Jared Totsch decided to file a Sunshine Law request. When he received the information, he shared the information on Facebook.

“Here ya go. The gallery of snitches, busybodies, and employees who rat out their own neighbors and employers over the Panic-demic,” the Facebook post stated.

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