Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 17th Jul 2012 17:03 UTC
Legal A frontier where copyright reformists are actually scoring wins - not by reforming copyright, but by working around it. "The European Commission has announced its intention to make open access all research findings funded by Horizon 2020, its enormous, EUR 80 billion research-funding programme for 2014-20. And it is urging member states to follow its lead."
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Still not convinced.....
by obsidian on Tue 17th Jul 2012 23:15 UTC
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Call me skeptical, but I can't get excited about this when the EC is (at the same time) trying to sneak ACTA in through the back door via a trade agreement with Canada. There was even an article about that here (a few days ago).

I'll be convinced that the EC is serious about "open access" when I see a fat pink thing with a curly tail flying paat my window.

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