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      • Hey your search interface link to the archives isn't working. :(

        Hey your search interface link to the archives isn't working. :(

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        • FIle Renaming Bug Report

          When I download PDFs from the E.D. of Missouri, your intelligent renaming feature instead names the file something like W.D.Mo._4-11-cv-00417_1.pdf. Hence, it is labeling the download as if it came from the W.D. of Missouri.

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          • post a "How To Use Recap" page prominently on the website.

            I just stumbled onto Recap when trying to find court documents on a company that went into bankruptcy. I am not an attorney. When I saw the ominous warnings about proceeding via Pacer, I backed off and somehow, somewhere was presented with Recap. Recap looks like an elegant solution to the problem of access to public records. After downloading and adding to Chrome, I returned to the document confident that I would now be able to get it. Unfortunately, I got only the same ominous Pacer warning. Clearly something is missing and I think it's a "Recap For Dummies" page…

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                • E-Govermnent Act of 2002, a constitutional matter.

                  I agree that the judiciary is exceeding it's fee raising authority under the E-Government Act of 2002. However, that complaint misses a larger, more important problem: the E-Government Act of 2002 -- at least the part that permits the judiciary to charge fees -- is an unconstitutional delegation of Congress's taxing and revenue raising power to the judiciary.

                  The reason the Framers put the legal ability to raise revenue in the House is to ensure that the people had the power to reach the unelected parts of the federal government. If an unelected branch of government (like the federal courts)…

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                  • Provide Sample Perl WWW::Mechanize::Firefox code

                    Provide a resource for those who are (or want to be) heavy PACER downloaders via Perl scripting and Firefox.

                    Now is a particularly opportune time, since PACER effectively requires script users to use Firefox to get past the new (as of 2014) login page.

                    If you make it easy for heavy/script users (like me) to login using Firefox, and to keep using Mechanize::Firefox to do their searching and downloading, then all that data will be cloned to you.

                    Today, I download thousands of case records and hundreds of summary pages every day, but it is entirely in Perl ans so…

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                    • Build a crawler version for people who do not inherently access PACER..

                      In the same manner as other distributed scientific projects such as ProteinFolding, provide a means for people to utilize their <$15 quota in an organized manner to systematically mine the legal datset and to post it to the open repository ... thought stimulated by http://boingboing.net/2015/01/11/yo.html

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                      • allow firms to form teams (think SETI) and track statistics for most prolific contributors

                        If there were leaderboards showing which firms are contributing the most documents, it might improve adoption. Firms might implement policies requiring paralegals to use RECAP in order to win accolades and exposure.

                        This could be implemented as an optional setting in the RECAP plugin, and/or you could provide URLs that customize the plugin on download.

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                            • Recap isn't working 11/6/14

                              When I go to a court's docket, the recap docket doesn't appear. When I go to a case I know has many recapped docs, none of the links appear. What's up? Is Recap down?

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                              • Recap stopped working with Tor Browser bundle 3.5.3.

                                I've been using the Tor Browser bundle for years now with Recap without any problems. But with the latest version of the bundle, 3.5.3, it stopped working.

                                I can see it trying to upload pdfs, in that my CPU races to 100%. But no joy. (Can't get docket archives either.) Maybe the Tor people tightened up NoScript? I will try "temporarily allow all" next time I'm on PACER and will report back. In the meantime, if anyone has any suggestions . . .

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                                • If recap is dead, please just say so!!!

                                  I can't believe how much money RECAP has received and done absolutely NOTHING!!!!

                                  It's a disgrace, nothing works, it's more than worthless as I've now wasted many hours that I should have used to work on my filings due next week.

                                  Who are you people?

                                  What happened with the money?

                                  I'd like to see some accounting, PLEASE!

                                  Christine Baker

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                                  • better document metadata structure

                                    We need to better explain which files exist in IA and what they contain.

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                                    • Response to World Justice System1st Mayl 2013

                                      1st Mayl 2013
                                      Contact : Musicflow Worldwide For immediate release
                                      Tel: 417-619-1792
                                      musicflow2@att.net

                                      Title: Shock to the World Justice System:
                                      Sub title: Nations better respect the work of United Nations or face new system:
                                      Two American Judges and the Australian/UK legal systems have ignored International copyright laws thus violating the International laws of United Nations article 10bis (Paris Convention)
                                      Introduction

                                      In the United States, the law of unfair competition attempts, in part, to ensure free competition while protecting trademark owners' goodwill and preventing consumer confusion. Federal and state statutes incorporate the broad unfair competition law that has developed in the…

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                                      • Can't upload program.

                                        I click on allow, but when Firefox restarts, I keep being brought back to the license agreement screen

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                                        • Are document charges (like PACER) reasonable from Court to enable on-line access?

                                          With a cash-strapped judiciary, are fees appropriate to finance electronic document systems? What are other alternative financing arrangements to prod courts to implement PACER-like archiving? Without payment of money, how do we arrive at the ultimate goal of universal on-line document access? Or should the judiciary just cough up the cash?

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