Tag: Carl Malamud

As “public means online’, Law.gov equals change

by on March 29, 2010 10:24 am
[Cross-posted on LegalResearchPlus] Sunday’s Washington Post features an editorial supporting the new Public Online Information Act, H.R. 4858. [Rep. Steve Israel, D-NY] “has introduced the Public Online Information Act (POIA), a sensible and modest bill that could nevertheless be a catalyst for important changes in how the federal government thinks about and handles public information.… Read more As “public means online’, Law.gov equals change

Wired: Rogue Archivist Campaigns to Be Obama's Printer

by on February 26, 2009 1:34 pm
New article in Wired  by Ryan Singel about the “Yes We Scan” campaign. Singel writes: “But now, Malamud is campaigning to be The Man. Or, more accurately, the chief printer for The Man.” … “Given Malamud’s ability to wear down government bureaucracies, the Obama administration might do well to save themselves the trouble. Malamud will… Read more Wired: Rogue Archivist Campaigns to Be Obama's Printer

Carl Malamud, Legal Information Liberator, Takes on PACER

by on February 13, 2009 2:29 pm
Today’s New York Times features an article on Carl Malamud’s latest fight to keep the ‘operating system of democracy’ freely available.  The article, “An Effort to Upgrade a Court Archive System to Free and Easy,” by John Schwartz explains: “So, using $600,000 in contributions in 2008, he bought a 50-year archive of papers from the… Read more Carl Malamud, Legal Information Liberator, Takes on PACER