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ResearchGate Restricts Access to Nearly 2 Million Articles
Catherine Offord | Nov 9, 2017
The academic social network is bending to pressure from publishing giants that demand it removes copyrighted material from its site.
Judge Recommends Ruling to Block Internet Access to Sci-Hub
Diana Kwon | Oct 4, 2017
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.
Authors Peeved by APA’s Article Takedown Pilot
Aggie Mika | Jun 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.
Grad Student Acquitted in Thesis-Sharing Case
Kerry Grens | May 25, 2017
Diego Gomez was facing jail time in Colombia for posting someone else’s copyrighted thesis online.
Student Could Be Jailed for Online Post
Kerry Grens | Aug 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.
UK Reforms Copyright Laws
Jef Akst | Aug 4, 2011
The United Kingdom is revamping its intellectual property laws for published research.