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Grant Potter

http://www.metafilter.com/172075/On-the-one-hand-information-wants-to-be-expensive “The big problem with pirating Scientific Journals is of course that you're taking money from the writers who need that incom... What? Publishing papers doesn't pay the authors anything? Oh...”

Grant Potter

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"as we move creative scenes from cities and neighborhoods and onto the web, we outsource the publishing, storage, and archiving of their products to young, for-profit businesses — and therefore run the very serious risk of losing huge and important libraries of culture to the vagaries of a new and quickly moving economy." http://nymag.com/selectall/2017/07/soundcloud-shutting-down-what-happens-to-the-music.html

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HT @BryanAlexander https://www.nature.com/news/us-court-grants-elsevier-millions-in-damages-from-sci-hub-1.22196 "the fact that it is so immensely popular, inside and outside academia, is a symptom of many people’s frustration with the status quo in academic publishing.”

Grant Potter

‪Infrastructure for Open Publishing of Curriculum Resources Via: @eCampusOntario https://library.ryerson.ca/open/2017/05/17/technical-resources/

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http://www.fasken.com/en/review-of-the-copyright-act-in-2017/ "we expect that the government will be hearing requests from the educational publishing industry to roll back the exceptions in the Act for educational uses of copyright-protected materials."

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https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170111/11440836465/techdirts-first-amendment-fight-life.shtml "This is a fight about whether or not our legal system will silence independent publications for publishing opinions that public figures do not like."