Carl sez, "You hear a lot of rhetoric in Washington about public-private partnerships. Sometimes rhetoric meets reality ... Public.Resource.Org and Fastcase have reached an agreement for the release of a totally unencumbered repository of 1.8 million pages of federal case law, including Courts of Appeals decisions back to 1950.
We had help from EFF to broker this deal and the repository will sport a brand-new Creative Commons mark—CC-Ø—which will allow us to affirmatively certify that this information is public domain.
The legal information market has been the last bastion of what Yochai Benkler calls the industrial-style information economy. Today's announcement is poking a big hole in the walls of that garden."
Just what we needed, said exactly no one.
* whether they deserve one or not
Mark Zuckerberg leveraged Facebook user data—maybe yours?—to crush rivals and aid allies, leaked documents show.
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