Open Gov Advocates and State Codes

From State Scoop: Open gov advocates face obstacles when publishing state codes. “Across the country, transparency advocates like [Carl] Malamud are facing legal obstacles to moving state codes online. Though the Supreme Court ruled 200 years ago that government work can’t be copyrighted, a tug of war between private companies with contracts to publish state codes and open government activists has raised questions about the ruling’s scope.”

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