Sci-Hub's Business Model Scares Me

peter.suber's bookmarks 2019-03-08


"Debates and discussions about Sci-Hub’s effectiveness and utility leave me with a bad taste in my mouth. Outright defenses of it make me worryPromotion of it seems completely out of bounds. It’s a pirate site, yes, but there’s more to it, things that make it far more insidious than the Napster it’s often compared to. Yet, we continue to see Sci-Hub justified, rationalized, and normalized as if what it does is acceptable, even laudable...."


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Tags: oa.sci-hub oa.business_models oa.risks oa.objections oa.guerrilla

Date tagged:

03/08/2019, 15:02

Date published:

03/08/2019, 10:02