Category: government information

Recent U.S. District Court Opinion Is a Blow to Open Access ... But It Is Being Appealed

by on February 19, 2017 12:48 pm
… please see the Memorandum Opinion of U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkan dated February 2, 2017 in American Society For Testing and Materials, et al. v. Public Resource.Org, Inc., et al. (D.D.C. no. 13-cv-01215-TSC): here. For reporting on this, and related matters — regarding private copyrights contained in public safety laws, in particular, the proprietary… Read more Recent U.S. District Court Opinion Is a Blow to Open Access ... But It Is Being Appealed

Further Follow-Up: Lawsuit Against the U.S. Government [Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts] Challenging Legality of PACER Fees--Class Action Certification

by on January 28, 2017 12:57 pm
Following up earlier posts here and here, please see: January 25, 2017 Lawsuit Challenging PACER Fees Certified As Class Action by Robert Ambrogi

Post of Interest: "Working Toward Universal Transparency"

by on May 14, 2016 1:19 pm
Working Toward Universal Transparency   Posted On May 10, 2016 by Nancy K. Herther Some excerpts of note: … Research is providing insights on the [multiple beneficial] impacts that transparency can have. … In the area of open data, research is finding that ‘government and public entities are sharing data on the Internet at an… Read more Post of Interest: "Working Toward Universal Transparency"