I just don't understand why people hail this online bookstore as the anti-Amazon. It's yet another centralised for-profit bookstore.
There are thousands of online booksellers in USA and elsewhere. When I buy #books I just look for them on #AbeBooks and order directly on the seller's website if they prefer so. I currently have a wishlist with books from 5335 different sellers: do they prefer to get some sales or to receive charity from a competitor? #nt
Heartbreaking article on the #InternetArchive.
La soffice, confortevolissima capitolazione delle scuole pubbliche a Google non è altro che un’ulteriore dinamica di privatizzazione della scuola. Privatizzazione invisibile, non percepita perché “molecolare” anziché “molare”.
📢 New position ‘Open Access in Horizon Europe’ published today
These oral arguments on #copyright are a fascinating dance, I got addicted too. Better than a thriller or a spy story. <insert team sport analogy>
Perhaps obsessive, but every night I've been replaying oral arguments in the case of Georgia versus Public dot Resource dot Org uh Inc. https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/audio/2019/18-1150 I'm increasingly hopefu…
"When we move beyond #copyright as myth, and attempt to measure what copyright actually does, we find that copyright is mere regulatory rent-seeking. It increases the rents, or monopoly profits, certain copyright owners can capture in the market."
Probably the first time I hear of serious consequences for violating #privacy. #nt
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