Public Resource sets the law free: Rogue archivist Carl Malamud strikes again.
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We call a lot of people “internet pioneers,” but honestly, Carl Malamud is an internet pioneer – and not just because of his groundbreaking work in streaming media. Malamud’s most significant contribution is his second act: finding the critical materials that should be universally available and making it so.
In his search for material that should be in the public domain, Malamud – and his tiny nonprofit, Public.Resource – cast a wide net, tackling everything from citizenship test-prep materials to old seed packet art:
But his especial focus has always been the law, something that is both obvious (the law must be public) and odd (isn’t the law public?). There are