Today, Stephen Schultze and Harlan Yu from the Center for Information Technology Policy at Princeton, and two of the creators of the Recap project, presented Recap at Yale Law School. Afterwards I had a chance to record a short video interview with Stephen Schultze about issues related to Recap and online access to government records. My hand was a little unsteady, so it’s a little Blair Witch, but think it’s an interesting interview, enjoy.

Here’s the links for the petition to improve PACER and Fedthread, both of which he discusses.

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Thanks for taking the time to do this interview. It’s nice to see the issues of access and authentication getting so much attention, and Schultz does a good job of summarizing the PACER problem and the evolving solutions. And it’s always nice to have someone recognize renegade law librarians!

October 7, 2009 7:05 am

A great interview! Thanks for sharing this. It is good to see how RECAP creators seriously think of and solve the accessibility issues of court documents. Thanks, again.

October 7, 2009 3:42 pm

Hey all, thanks for your encouraging comments. I wanted to note that I am just one part of the RECAP team, which also includes graduate students Harlan Yu and Tim Lee, as well as our esteemed leader Ed Felten.

October 7, 2009 4:58 pm

Thanks so much!

October 9, 2009 8:18 am

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