RANT: Did he get special access or photoshop?

Friday, September 12, 2014

Screenshot 2014 09 12 14 52 11

I was there and no one was allowed anywhere near the darn rocks!
 
# – # – # – # – #   
 

RANT: Try to correct an AT&T iphone6 order error. I dare you.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Try to correct an AT&T iphone6 order error. I dare you. They have sucky system and no way to get to a human being!

# – # – # – # – #   


RANT: Public Access to Court Electronic Record — making stuff unaccessible

Friday, September 12, 2014

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2014/09/right-know-pacer-mess-and-how-clean-it

SEPTEMBER 2, 2014 | BY VERA EIDELMAN AND AMUL KALIA
Right to Know: The PACER Mess And How to Clean It

*** begin quote ***

PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records) is the government-run online system used by lawyers, the press, and the public to access public federal court records in the United States. The administrators of that system recently announced that a huge number of documents from five federal courts have been permanently removed from its database and are no longer publicly viewable. For one circuit court, only documents filed within the last 2.5 years are now available; for two other circuit courts, documents now go back only 4 years. 

*** and ***

In response to the current PACER mess, several organizations, including the Free Law Project and Public.Resource.Org, have sent letters to the Chief Judge of each affected court, requesting the removed records so they can make them available once again to journalists, researchers, lawyers, and the general public.

These organizations are giving the courts the opportunity not only to make the records available online again but, even better, to make them available online for free. The courts have nothing to lose and much to gain by fulfilling this request: the records are already digitized, and simply need to be hosted somewhere. The Free Law Project and Public.Resource.Org are offering to do just that, and at absolutely no cost to the courts, litigants, academics, or the public. We urge the courts to take these organizations up on their offer.

*** end quote ***

Argh!

So let me understand this, the documents that used to be freely available, were removed so that they could then be made available for a fee?

And this helps us how?

Gooferment in action!

Any wonder why I’m an EFF member and donor!

https://supporters.eff.org/donate

# – # – # – # – #   


%d bloggers like this: