Black market in academic papers is spooking publishers - University World News
" ... For the last few years, there has been a new player in town. Sci-Hub, a website developed in 2011 by Alexandra Elbakyan, a researcher from Kazakhstan, is a repository for over 48 million papers which continues to grow every day. Elbakyan has been called a modern-day Robin Hood by some. The publishing company Elsevier is currently suing Sci-Hub and Elbakyan in New York for copyright infringement. After Elsevier won a temporary injunction against the site in January, it reopened with a new domain name ..."