[cryptography] For hard of hearing, any ideas, hints, tips, pointers about how to get decrypted free the .sgstn StenoGraph StenoNote Stenographic Record of Public Meetings of Boston City Council?... only .sgstn is available, not plain English text !

Don Warner Saklad dsaklad at gnu.org
Thu Nov 28 19:53:15 EST 2013


For hard of hearing, any ideas, hints, tips, pointers about how to get
decrypted free the .sgstn StenoGraph StenoNote Stenographic Record of
Public Meetings of Boston City Council?... only .sgstn is available,
not plain English text !

Example files. Scroll down at
https://www.muckrock.com/foi/boston-3/full-plain-english-stenograph-record-last-city-council-public-meeting-6955/

_ _ _ _ _ COPY _ _ _ _ _
Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, §10, I
hereby request the following records for hard of hearing:

Full plain English text Stenographic Record for hard of hearing of the
last Public Meeting and 16 October 2013 to date Public Meetings of
Boston City Council http://www.cityofboston.gov/contact/?id=138
including any and all accompanying materials, documents, files,
computer files for example files with the following extensions
.sgcap
.ptf
.rtf
.xmptf
.cv
.txt
.sgcvn
.htm
.html
.sgngl
.pdf
.doc
.docx
.docm
et al,
any and all computer files related to stenographic records for hard of hearing.

Please note Article 2.3 Contract for Stenographic Services Form CM11
City Of Boston Standard Contract General Conditions
Article 2 -- Performance:
2.3 City is entitled to ownership and possession of all deliverables
purchased or developed with Contract funds. All work papers, reports,
questionnaires and other written materials prepared or collected by
the Contractor in the course of completing the work to be performed
under this Contract shall at all times be the exclusive property of
the City.
https://muckrock.s3.amazonaws.com/foia_files/fritch_37966_1.pdf

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this
request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by
the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records.
The requested documents will be made available to the general public
free of charge as part of the public information service at
MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press
and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial
usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including
for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to
read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include,
for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you
would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my
request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail
attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter.
I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10
business days, as the statute requires.,
https://www.muckrock.com/foi/boston-3/full-plain-english-stenograph-record-last-city-council-public-meeting-6955/


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