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Justin Jacoby Smith is an organizer, web geek, Buddhist, and poet.

"in the age of the internet, this is immoral."

Cutting edge science is often kept within the gates of the ivory tower, reserved for those whose universities or institutions have purchased access, often at high costs. And for science in the age of the internet, which wants ideas to spread as widely as possible to encourage more creativity and development, this isn’t just bad: it’s immoral.

Lawrence Lessig, anticopyright crusader & futurist, on The Architecture of Access to Scientific Knowledge. Full presentation below.

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