A class action lawsuit by a small information broker is the first to challenge the notion, floated nine years ago in an Attorney General’s opinion, that California counties may charge the public the full cost of producing public records, beyond the simple cost of duplication. The defendant Sacramento County charges, for the first page of a multi-page document, $13 (digital) and $3 (paper), with subsequent pages charged at $3 (digital) and $1 (paper).