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The Benefits of Commercial and Personal Access to Public Records

The Coalition for Sensible Public Records Access (CSPRA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the principle of open public record access to ensure individuals, the press, advocates, and businesses receive the continued freedom to collect and use the information made available in the public record for personal, commercial, and societal benefit. This paper addresses…
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Managing Excessive Public Records Requests

Managing Excessive Requests While Preserving Public Records Access The Coalition for Sensible Public Records Access (CSPRA) is a non‐profit organization dedicated to promoting the principle of open public records access to ensure individuals, the press, advocates, and businesses the continued freedom to collect and use the information made available in the public record for personal,…
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Open Public Records: The Fountain of Truth

The Coalition for Sensible Public Records Access (CSPRA) is a non‐profit organization dedicated to promoting the principle of open public record access to ensure individuals, the press, advocates, and businesses the continued freedom to collect and use the information made available in the public record for personal, commercial, and societal benefit. It is CSPRA’s belief…
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Public Benefits from Open Public Records

Open access to public records serves many valuable purposes, ranging from providing the public with the information it needs to select and oversee the government to providing the critical infrastructure of our information economy. The economic benefits of open public recordssuch as being able to identify and verify the qualifications of consumers and businesses, facilitate…
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