Expanding Municipal Services


On Wednesday, the City of Frederick [Maryland] ended a long-running lawsuit by releasing evidence from a seven-month police investigation into [a] once-thriving prostitution business, including photographs, financial ledgers, police surveillance tapes and 8,500 pages of documents, mainly e-mail messages from the lovelorn and lusty.

The city is now selling copies of the client list to the public for $20 apiece. Another 20 bucks gets you a "smutty homemade video" seized by the police (which the city is also showing in private screenings).

Read all about it here and here.