Carl sez, "Public.Resource.Org and the Internet Archive have jointly announced an effort to scan a large number of historical U.S. government documents, including congressional hearings, the Congressional Record, and the Federal Register, known as "govdocs" in the library trade. The venerable Boston Public Library signed up as the first contributing library.
"Govdocs is part of a 2-prong effort to free up the $4b/year 'market' for legal information, the other prong being making U.S. case law available. Larry Lessig and Creative Commons recently joined with Public.Resource.Org to make U.S. case law available as a downloadable tarball.
Link to announcement,
Link to NY Times story
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