[Irtalk] Scholars and activists stand in solidarity with shuttered research-sharing sites / Boing Boing

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 18:21:22 SAST 2015

This week, the scholarly publishing giant Elsevier filed suit against
Sci-Hub and Library Genesis, two sites where academics and researchers
practiced civil disobedience by sharing the academic papers that Elsevier
claims -- despite having acquired the papers for free from researchers, and
despite having had them refereed and overseen by editorial boards staffed
by more volunteering academics.

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