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ID:

464

Date:

2009-10-05

Headline:

FBI Investigated Coder for Liberating Paywalled Court Records

Reporter's name:

Ryan Singel

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Wired: Threat Level

City:

Chicago, IL

Summary:

The Federal Bureau of Investigation investigated the author of a computer program that copied public records from the federal court's fee-based system and made them publicly available.

Keywords:

PACER, court records, public records, public documents, judiciary, Aaron Swartz, Carl Malamud, Department of Justice, DOJ

URL:

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2009/10/swartz-fbi/


Agencies:

DOJ
FBI

States:

DC
IL

Categories:

public records
technology
telecommunications


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