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Some of the arguments, counter-arguments, and political alignments for and against open access. As a result of a discussion today, I thought it worth writing out some of my observations/thoughts on a few of the arguments, counter-arguments, and political alignments for and against open access.

Some of the arguments, counter-arguments, and political alignments for and against open access

What, in other words, is the scope of OA? Should it be for work for which authors cannot reasonably expect to make a remuneration by direct sales alone? Using the Blockchain for the Public Interest – Positive Returns – Medium. Ronaldo Lemos, Director of the Institute for Technology & Society of Rio de Janeiro (ITS Rio) and Gabriel Aleixo, Project lead of the Blockchain Hub at the Institute for Technology & Society of Rio de Janeiro (ITS Rio) There is a lot of hype about the “blockchain” and the private sector.

Using the Blockchain for the Public Interest – Positive Returns – Medium

However, what are the implications of that technology to the public interest? In this article, we briefly explore some possibilities. But first, a bit of context on the blockchain. Fifty shades of open. Open source.

Fifty shades of open

Open access. Open society. Open knowledge.

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