«The five research hubs are each led by the Energy Department's Argonne, Brookhaven, Fermi, Lawrence Berkeley and Oak Ridge national laboratories»
uk.reuters.com/article/us-usa-

Sadly only some of the DoE laboratories are "federal enough" to have output as US government works (). How much of these 600 M$ will support works?

From birdsite 

In both Bostock v. Clayton ( discrimination) and Georgia v. Public Resource (law and ), Thomas and Alito are incensed that the majority declares the rule always was the same (for the last 50 or 150 years). Something's brewing?

From birdsite 

Imagine: a small troop of disgruntled authors sues Disney for plagiarism in every Disney title under the sun in various jurisdictions, gets an army of ruthless Disney lawyers to wage scorched-earth litigation to defend plagiarism, ahem, the .
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RT @nemobis
When Disney is sued for infringement, it seems the public is always better off: if Disney loses, it's less money for the racketeers; but if Disney wins, it's by…
twitter.com/nemobis/status/126

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When Disney is sued for infringement, it seems the public is always better off: if Disney loses, it's less money for the racketeers; but if Disney wins, it's by expanding (plagiarism is fine if it's by Disney).
ipkitten.blogspot.com/2020/05/

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Bettmann "trekked across Europe, taking photographs with his Leica of book illustrations and other literary materials in libraries and museums".
atlasobscura.com/articles/hidd

Like Disney, Getty looted the and then lobbied for laws to prevent others from doing the same.

From birdsite 

RT @petersuber
Victory for the public. Just as the statutes are in the , so are the annotations to them in the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (OCGA). So says this morning. Kudos to @carlmalamud@twitter.com. H/t to @KyleKCourtney@twitter.com.
supremecourt.gov/opinions/19pd

From birdsite 

These oral arguments on are a fascinating dance, I got addicted too. Better than a thriller or a spy story. <insert team sport analogy>


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RT @carlmalamud
Perhaps obsessive, but every night I've been replaying oral arguments in the case of Georgia versus Public dot Resource dot Org uh Inc. supremecourt.gov/oral_argument I'm increasingly hopefu…
twitter.com/carlmalamud/status

From birdsite 

«But if publishing building safety standards online is an act of roguery, it is time for the courts to take a hard look at what is for.» 👏
nytimes.com/2019/06/25/opinion

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papers and , this time for 1923: another little dataset thanks to @unpaywall@twitter.com.

Out of 73k works, only 10k are OA. Guess the worst offenders!
zenodo.org/record/2719916

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goes to court, research libraries on the opposite side.

SIIA asks the USA Supreme Court to restrict the on government edicts. SIIA has RELX in its board and defends the "incentive to profit" of LexisNexis.
supremecourt.gov/search.aspx?f
supremecourt.gov/DocketPDF/18/

From birdsite 

My " collections of vintage scientific papers" on @Gizmodo@twitter.com by @smelendez@twitter.com via @textfiles@twitter.com.
gizmodo.com/delete-never-the-d