The Bookseller - News - Academic publishers file copyright suit against LibGen citing ‘staggering’ infringement

peter.suber's bookmarks 2023-09-19


"Five textbook publishers have filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against pirate site Library Genesis (LibGen) seeking for the operation to be shut down and the site’s domain names blocked.

LibGen is a pirate website that gives users free access to copyrighted works such as academic journal articles that would otherwise be paywalled or not digitised elsewhere. According to the complaint, the site attracts in excess of nine million visitors per month on average from the US alone. Its operators are anonymous...."


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Tags: oa.usa oa.copyright oa.litigation oa.libgen oa.guerrilla oa.books oa.textbooks oa.publishers

Date tagged:

09/19/2023, 11:49

Date published:

09/19/2023, 07:48