January 21, 2022

Techdirt: “State Of Georgia Sues Carl Malamud For Copyright Infringement For Publishing The State’s Own Laws”

UPDATE: The court docket (via PACER shows) that a summons was served to Public.Resource.org today and the organization has until August 14, 2015 to answer. From Mike Masnick at Techdirt: Two years ago, we wrote about the state of Georgia ridiculously threatening to sue Carl Malamud and his site Public.Resource.org for copyright infringement… for publishing […]

Full Text of Carl Malamud's Remarks at DPLA Plenary Event in DC

Here’s the Full Text of Mr. Malamud’s remarks. “Bridges, Reservoirs and Other Metaphors for a Digital Public Library of America” (5 Pages; PDF) October 21, 2011 Two Paragraphs From the Text: Our opportunity is to build a bridge to Washington and that means we need to get much more serious about public works projects for […]

"Government-recorded Hearings Now Being Added to the Video Library"

From the C-SPAN Video Library Blog The C-SPAN Video Library now contains committee hearings produced by House and Senate committees. C-SPAN can only record a limited number of committees every day. However, a number of House and Senate committees have installed their own equipment to webcast their committee proceedings. These webcasts are now scattered across […]

"SXSW 2011: The Year of the Librarian"

Yes, that’s the actual headline. Cool! (-: From an Article by Phoebe Connelly, TheAtlantic.com: I kept coming back to the librarians as I talked to people at SXSWi because this micro-track mirrored what I saw tweeted and written about the conference as a whole. Interactive didn’t feel blindly focused on discovering the killer app. Tech […]