Yu on Bringing Open Government to Courts
An interview has been posted with Harlan Yu of the Princeton University Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP), about the development of RECAP, the controversy over charging fees for access to court records through PACER, privacy respecting court records, the Law.gov legal open government data project, Mr. Yu’s Ph.D. research, and his presentation entitled Government Data and the Invisible Hand (click here for video) given 7 September 2010 at the Gov 2.0 Summit in Washington, DC.
The interview was posted at O’Reilly Radar, and was conducted by Alex Howard of O’Reilly Media.
Click here for Mr. Yu’s article — co-authored with David Robinson, Edward W. Felten, and William Zeller — entitled Government Data and the Invisible Hand.
Click here for the new version of RECAP.
Tags: Alex Howard, Fees for access to court records, Free access to law, Gov 2.0 Summit, Harlan Yu, Law.gov, PACER, Privacy in court records, Public access to legal information, RECAP