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Both the new directive and the N.I.H. policy allow delays of a year before making papers freely available. That may be too long. Federal agencies should keep any delays as short as possible. We Paid for the Scientific Research, So Let’s See It - NYTimes.com (via arlpolicynotes)
Some will claim that these reforms will hamper artists. But these are the rules that gave us the music of Louis Armstrong and Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan and Motown. The rules that governed the writings of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Wallace Stevens and Zora Neale Huston. The rules that protected the paintings of Georgia O’Keeffe, Norman Rockwell and Jackson Pollock. They are the rules that produced “Casablanca,” “The Wizard of Oz,” “Star Trek” and “I Love Lucy. Amazing alternative SOTU address calling for a return to the 28+28 copyright term and registration requirement, from Virginia Postrel. (via arlpolicynotes)
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