For many years Carl Malamud has been a tireless crusader for online access to U.S. public information: SEC filings, patents, Congressional video, the Smithsonian's historical photgraphy, and most recently, case law. On this edition of Interviews with Innovators, host Jon Udell asks Malamud about his strategies, accomplishments, and future plans.
Carl Malamud was the founder of the Internet Multicasting Service, the nonprofit group known for creating the first Internet radio station, for putting the SEC's EDGAR databaseon-line, and for creating the Internet 1996 World Exposition.
Malamud is the author of eight books, including Exploring the Internet. His most recent book, A World's Fair, features a foreword by the Dalai Lama and an afterword by Laurie Anderson. He was a visiting professor at the MIT Media Laboratory and was the former chairman of the Internet Software Consortium. He also was the co-founder of Invisible Worlds
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