Not sure if it has been discussed, but one of the things I love about federal documents is that the federal government does not assert copyrights over them. If GPO is privatized, you can bet Mitt Romney’s $10,000 that Lexis Nexis, West, or whatever publishing company is used will not be so generous. We will see taxpayer-paid content hidden behind paywalls, absent federal law mandating free and open access.
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