Bravo for standing up for transparency!
C.J. LeMaster reports:
Hinds County Supervisor David Archie revealed how much officials paid hackers after a cyberattack crippled county services for weeks, against the advice of the board’s attorney and federal investigators, with Archie arguing taxpayers have a right to know what’s going on with their tax dollars.
The information came out during Monday’s public meeting of the Hinds County Board of Supervisors.
Four supervisors voted to approve more than $400,000 to a company to help repair the damage done to Hinds County’s computer systems.
Archie also cited an amount the county paid those Hinds County hackers — $250,000 to $300,000 — causing board attorney Tony Gaylor to slam his hand down on his seat in frustration.
Read more at WLBT.
h/t, Doug Levin