FREE THE RESEARCH! Jan 26

Writing some comments elsewhere about the recent events involving JSTOR, I commented something along the lines of – well, they’re a nonprofit organization unlike most journal publishers. Then, it occured to me, they say that but they’re remarkably reticient. What sort of nonprofit? JSTOR: where does your money go? JSTOR: where does your money go?
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wikileaks : Grand Jury forced Aaron Swartz's ‏ @ 22 mins Grand Jury forced Aaron Swartz's former lover to rat on him, she says | Atlantic http://www. theatlantic.com/technology/arc hive/13/03/life-inside-the-aaron-swartz-investigation/273654/?single_page=true … http:// usvwikileaks.org / # wikileaks : Grand Jury forced Aaron Swartz's
Life Inside the Aaron Swartz Investigation - Quinn Norton A reluctant witness's account of a Federal prosecution. If you haven't been following the case, start with the editor's note for context. Quinn Norton's grand jury subpoena (Quinn Norton). Once your life is inside a federal investigation, there is no space outside of it. The only private thing is your thoughts, and even they don't feel safe anymore. Every word you speak or write can be used, manipulated, or played like a card against your future and the future of those you love. Life Inside the Aaron Swartz Investigation - Quinn Norton
We have just published Quinn Norton's account of her life inside the Federal investigation of Aaron Swartz for the alleged crime of downloading too many JSTOR articles too quickly. The story fills in a key time in the investigation, from Swartz's arrest on January 6 until about June of that year. Norton's narrative is deeply personal -- she was romantically involved with Swartz back then -- and it felt correct to let her tell the story her way. Editor's Note to Quinn Norton's Account of the Aaron Swartz Investigation - Alexis C. Madrigal Editor's Note to Quinn Norton's Account of the Aaron Swartz Investigation - Alexis C. Madrigal
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Robert Maxwell Ian Robert Maxwell, MC (10 June 1923 – 5 November 1991) was a Czechoslovakian-born British media proprietor and Member of Parliament (MP). He rose from poverty to build an extensive publishing empire. His death revealed huge discrepancies in his companies' finances, including the Mirror Group pension fund, which Maxwell had fraudulently misappropriated. He escaped from Nazi occupation, joining the Czechoslovak Army in exile in World War II and then fighting in the British Army where he was decorated. Robert Maxwell
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George Monbiot "Show Me The Money" George Monbiot "Show Me The Money" We have a democratic right to know who is funding public advocacy. By George Monbiot. Published in the Guardian 18th October 2011
Academic publishers make Murdoch look like a socialist | George Monbiot | Comment is free Who are the most ruthless capitalists in the western world? Whose monopolistic practices make Walmart look like a corner shop and Rupert Murdoch a socialist? You won't guess the answer in a month of Sundays. While there are plenty of candidates, my vote goes not to the banks, the oil companies or the health insurers, but – wait for it – to academic publishers.

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advalvas: Wetenschappers willen niet langer gratis werken
Wetenschap25 oktober 2011 7:15 |Wetenschappers die subsidie ontvangen van de Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO), moeten hun data voortaan openbaar maken. De NWO, met een budget van ruim een half miljard euro de grootste onderzoeksfinancier van Nederland, wordt mede-eigenaar van de gegevens. ‘Wetenschappers hebben ten onrechte het idee dat de onderzoeksgegevens van henzelf zijn,’ zei Ron Dekker, directeur Instituten bij NWO onlangs in NRC Handelsblad. FoliaWeb: open access vs big science publishers FoliaWeb: open access vs big science publishers
Terwijl de universiteit op veel plekken flink moet bezuinigen, is er één kostenpost die elk jaar maar blijft groeien: wetenschappelijke tijdschriften. Uitgevers vragen steeds hogere bedragen voor toegang. Open access-voorvechters leggen deze week uit dat het anders kan. Wetenschappelijke uitgevers als Elsevier, Springer en Wiley-Blackwell zijn de meest “meedogenloze kapitalisten”, vele malen erger dan banken, oliemaatschappijen en zorgverzekeraars, schreef een columnist van de Britse krant The Guardian onlangs. Het door de columnist zo verafschuwde systeem werkt als volgt: academisch onderzoek, betaald door u en ik, wordt in de vorm van artikelen onbezoldigd aangeleverd door wetenschappers aan wetenschappelijke tijdschriften. Iedere klik op Science kost een fortuin Iedere klik op Science kost een fortuin
We pay close attention to the voices of the research community we serve, including those who have responded to an online petition that is putting forward some serious negative judgments about Elsevier. Being criticized by even one researcher, let alone all the signatories of the petition, is difficult for a company whose reason for being is to serve the research community. The essence of our work is to create and sustain journals that make it possible for researchers to have their work efficiently reviewed, enhanced, validated, recognized, discovered and made highly accessible, in perpetuity, to readers in virtually every country of the world. It’s work that is both complex and investment-intensive, performed by Elsevier employees working for a vast global community of more than 7,000 journal editors, 70,000 editorial board members, 300,000 reviewers and 600,000 authors. Elsevier: A MESSAGE TO THE RESEARCH COMMUNITY: JOURNAL PRICES, DISCOUNTS AND ACCESS
Elsevier B.V. (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɛlzəvir]) is an academic publishing company which publishes medical and scientific literature. It is a part of the Reed Elsevier group. Based in Amsterdam, the company has operations in the United Kingdom, USA, Brazil and elsewhere. Elsevier
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There was an internal error, and the results displayed may not be what you requested. If this problem persists, please contact us. Carolyn Maloney is a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the House Committee on Financial Services.In the 112th Congress, Carolyn Maloney was a member of the House Committee on Financial Services and the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.In the 111th Congress, Carolyn Maloney was a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the House Committee on Financial Services.In the 110th Congress, Carolyn Maloney was a member of the House Committee on Financial Services and the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.In the 109th Congress, Carolyn Maloney was a member of the House Committee on Government Reform and the House Committee on Financial Services. Carolyn Maloney can be contacted at 202-225-7944. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) U.S. House
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Elsevier-funded NY Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney Wants to Deny Americans Access to Taxpayer Funded Research
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