August 8th, 2017


Mr. Elsevier, tear down this paywall!

Journal-industrial complex wins giant lawsuit against Sci-Hub, except that they can’t collect or shut it down.

Thanx to Dr. Alexander, who adds, “It sure would be a shame if this caused a Streisand Effect where many more people became aware of the existence of Sci-Hub, a free and easy-to-use source for almost all otherwise-paywalled scientific papers, which by the way depends on reader donations to stay online.”