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ResearchGate Restricts Access to Nearly 2 Million Articles

By Catherine Offord | November 9, 2017

The academic social network is bending to pressure from publishing giants that demand it removes copyrighted material from its site.

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The American Chemical Society seeks a broad order that includes millions of dollars in damages and demands action from Internet service providers and search engines. 

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Authors Peeved by APA’s Article Takedown Pilot

By Aggie Mika | June 15, 2017

In an effort to crack down on unauthorized postings of journal articles, the American Psychological Association is policing the Internet for scientists sharing their own work. 

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image: Grad Student Acquitted in Thesis-Sharing Case

Grad Student Acquitted in Thesis-Sharing Case

By Kerry Grens | May 25, 2017

Diego Gomez was facing jail time in Colombia for posting someone else’s copyrighted thesis online.

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image: Student Could Be Jailed for Online Post

Student Could Be Jailed for Online Post

By Kerry Grens | August 1, 2014

A Colombian graduate student is being charged with copyright infringement for posting another scientist’s thesis online—a crime punishable by up to eight years in jail.

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UK Reforms Copyright Laws

By Jef Akst | August 4, 2011

The United Kingdom is revamping its intellectual property laws for published research.

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