Scientific publishing is a rip-off. We fund the research – it should be free

Kirstine's bookmarks 2018-09-14

Summary:

Never underestimate the power of one determined person. What Carole Cadwalladr has done to Facebook and big data, and Edward Snowden has done to the state security complex, the young Kazakhstani scientist Alexandra Elbakyan has done to the multibillion-dollar industry that traps knowledge behind paywalls.

Link:

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/sep/13/scientific-publishing-rip-off-taxpayers-fund-research

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Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) » Kirstine's bookmarks

Tags:

oa.new oa.uk oa.comment oa.access oa.profits oa.economics_of oa.business_models oa.journals oa.publishers oa.copyright oa.libre

Authors:

George Monbiot

Date tagged:

09/14/2018, 10:49

Date published:

09/14/2018, 06:49