According to the event’s Website, “communication between hack sites and with remote participants will generally be via Internet Relay Chat (IRC). We will be using channel #SunlightLabs at freenode.net.”
The Twitter hashtag for the event seems to be #PDFHacks14
Legal data being worked on at the hackathon include:
- New York City crime statistics
- Amnesty International Annual Reports – Torture Incident Database
- Federal Communications Commission Daily Releases
- New York City Council and Community Board Documents
If you know of other legal data sets being worked on at the event, please feel free to identify them in the comments to this post.
For more information about the event, please see the comments to this post.