Academic publishers are "still acting as if the internet doesn't exist," says Michael Eisen, co-founder of the Public Library of Science.
Open access commons
Making an environmental resource a commons is tantamount to calling for its destruction.
The phase out of ozone-damaging chlorofluorocarbon refrigerants is working
Anything you think of as an environmental problem is occurring in an open-access commons.
Public will gain access to thousands of published research papers moving forward, though there is an opt-out process.
College took neutral route, but questions whether it could have or should have helped
Does not think piling on of federal charges in order to scare out a plea deal is an issue
Had to justify bringing up federal charges for essentially breaking into a closet
Administration will support making taxpayer-funded academic papers available to everybody a year after publication
Not happy about zealous prosecution
How should the federal government have handled Swartz's behavior?
Faced federal charges for downloading academic journal records at MIT
Watching green ideology crash and burn