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Grant Potter

"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.”

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‪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."

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The Coral Project

The Coral Project improves the ways that journalists and communities engage on news websites building free, open-source tools for publishers of all sizes.

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Grant Potter

https://github.com/mmckegg/ferment/releases Ferment is a peer-to-peer audio publishing & streaming application attempting to re-create classic SoundCloud, but runs entirely decentralized