Sunshine is one of the best disinfecting agents there is.
As for legal liability over public records, forget about it. The government is generally immune to liability lawsuits. If not, they would be completely bankrupt and out of operation!
My property tax, water bills, garbage bill, delinquent taxes, mortgages, purchases prices of property, home photos, plumbing and electrical records, etc are all readily viewed on the county and city websites. Does this bother me? Not really, see the first line in this post.