State and local public employees using personal email or sending texts on personal cell phones about government business are creating public records, the California Supreme Court unanimously ruled March 2, the Los Angeles Times reported.

But as the Times’ Maura Dolan reported, the justices offered “only general guidance on where the line would be drawn (between what is in personal accounts that is and is not a public record), posing a challenge for cities and counties forced to balance employees’ privacy against the public’s right to know.”

Read the Los Angeles Times’ Maura Dolan’s story here.

Read the California Supreme Court’s opinion here.