Only weeks after The Journal News posted an interactive map outlining the names and addresses of gun permit holders, problems are already emerging. This includes inmates reciting home addresses of correction officers.
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In the wake of receiving perceived threatening calls and emails after publishing the names and addresses of gun permit holders in two New York state counties, the Journal News has hired armed guards to patrol its offices.
New York's Putnam County is expected to announce tomorrow that it will not be providing information on its gun permit holders to The Journal News in response to the newspaper's recent inquiry.
Recently a Hudson Valley, New York news website sparked controversy when it published the names and addresses of individuals holding handgun permits. A blogger turned around and published the personal information of staff members at the news agency.