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Message 00609: Re: Fellow Pacer Downloader

Hi, Adria. Let me introduce you to Carl Malamud, who runs resource.org

Carl, Adria has 7000 PACER documents she'd like to contribute.

On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 6:42 PM, Adria H <xxxxxxx@ymail.com> wrote:
> FTP, since it's more than 5GB.
> I just went to resource.org - under the pacer folder, there isn't a folder
> created for bankruptcy court. These are all bankruptcy court docs. Would you
> create a new folder for bankruptcy courts?
> Not wanting to sound too cautious, but are there still investigations of
> resource.org ongoing?
> Do you have plans to improve the search capabilities for resource.org? Seems
> like one can use Goog site search or write a script, but for true "public
> access" to legal docs, a user-friendly search platform is key (I'll like
> normal people besides Stanford geeks like me to use resource.org). Thoughts?
> Adria
> ________________________________
> From: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
> To: Adria H <xxxxxxx@ymail.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 18, 2009 6:29:00 PM
> Subject: Re: Fellow Pacer Downloader
>> I read the NY Times article about your efforts regarding Pacer downloads.
>> I
>> have downloaded more than 7,000 documents from Pacer using the designated
>> libraries (until they were suspended). It's nothing compared to your feat.
>> Anyway, do you have a website or platform for putting these documents
>> (which
>> is now cleared by Legal)?
> That's great. Yes, the documents are being published on resource.org.
> What's a convenient mechanism for you to send them?