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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RE: A few thoughts
by l3v1 on Wed 18th Jul 2012 06:07 UTC in reply to "A few thoughts"
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What if the publicized results show that the money was largely spent on redundant/useless research?

Well, some results will always be below the expectations, I'm sorry, but that's how research is. You propose something, you try your best (hopefully), and sometimes you reach beyond the expectations, sometimes you don't. It's up to the reviewers - who sometimes can be really PITAs believe me - to decide whether the work done still deserves the money.

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