New bill would finally tear down federal judiciary’s ridiculous paywall | Ars Technica

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"Judicial records are public documents that are supposed to be freely available to the public. But for two decades, online access has been hobbled by a paywall on the judiciary's website, called PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records), which charges as much as 10 cents per page. Now Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) has introduced legislation that would require that the courts make PACER documents available for download free of charge...."


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09/18/2018, 11:23

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09/18/2018, 07:23