Why The Failure By Funders To Require Academics To Retain Copyright In Their Papers Is The Biggest Obstacle To Open Access Today

from the just-hold-on dept Back in August last year, Techdirt covered a major announcement by the US government that all taxpayer-supported research should be immediately available to the public at no cost. As Mike wrote at the time, this is really big, not least for the following key element mentioned in the press release: This… Continue reading Why The Failure By Funders To Require Academics To Retain Copyright In Their Papers Is The Biggest Obstacle To Open Access Today

U.S. Identifies Top Pirate Sites and Other ‘Notorious Markets’ * TorrentFreak

Home > Law and Politics > The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative has published its annual list of the largest piracy websites and other “notorious markets.” This year’s overview includes usual suspects The Pirate Bay, FMovies, and Rapidgator, but several IPTV services and even hosting companies are mentioned as well. The USTR hopes that… Continue reading U.S. Identifies Top Pirate Sites and Other ‘Notorious Markets’ * TorrentFreak

Any news on the court case

I’ve been following it [here](https://delhihighcourt.nic.in/court/judegment_orders?pno=1019626), but there hasn’t been any update since last September. Is there any new update?

LibGen

Hello all. Is there some LibGen proxy or alternative? It seems to be down.

What’s up with paper panda? Is it working for anyone else?

I’ve used the Paper Panda chrome extension for some time to quickly download sci-hub papers. It used to work like a dream, and it made downloading papers as simple as searching for the paper and then clicking the paper panda button. Recently, starting a couple weeks ago, it stopped working for me — now I… Continue reading What’s up with paper panda? Is it working for anyone else?

Domain Registry Takes Sci-Hub’s .SE Domain Name Offline * TorrentFreak

Home > Piracy > Sci-Hub, a shadow library that offers a free gateway to paywalled academic research, has lost control over one of its main domain names. Sci-Hub.se was deactivated by The Internet Foundation in Sweden, which manages the country’s .se domains. The action came without warning and took Sci-Hub founder Alexandra Elbakyan by surprise.… Continue reading Domain Registry Takes Sci-Hub’s .SE Domain Name Offline * TorrentFreak

Article Request, Please.

Hello all, I can’t access and download the following article. Title: Review—Voltammetric Determination of Heavy Metals with Carbon-Based Electrodes Doi: 10.1149/1945-7111/ac253e Link: [https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1149/1945-7111/ac253e/pdf](https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1149/1945-7111/ac253e/pdf) If anyone can access, download and send it to me via mail ([onuratak2433@hotmail.com](mailto:onuratak2433@hotmail.com)), I’d be very appreciated. I’ll read and cite this article in my analytical chemistry thesis. Thanks in advance!

Hi guys, having some real issues getting access to any sci-hub variant. None of the domains work for me and when they do they don’t have the articles I’m looking for. Articles listed below if anyone has any ideas. Thanks!

[1](https://www.proquest.com/openview/20c69a03ef71ef018e4519544f2a43f7/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=18750) [2](https://pubs.asha.org/doi/abs/10.1044/persp1.SIG16.28) [3](https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/language-variation-and-change/article/abs/mam-my-trousers-is-fain-doon-community-caregiver-and-child-in-the-acquisition-of-variation-in-a-scottish-dialect/327740DED4F19041B1899F14D186ED44) [4](https://journals.lww.com/topicsinlanguagedisorders/Citation/1983/06000/Distinguishing_linguistic_differences_from.4.aspx) [5](https://pubs.asha.org/doi/abs/10.1044/persp3.SIG1.147)