14 juin 2019

A Response to Stephen Downes, and Some Examples of Real Greed

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Terry Freedman[Edit][Delete]: A Response to Stephen Downes, and Some Examples of Real Greed, February 8, 2006
Terry Freedman responds to my lengthy (though cut-off) comment on his article and adds this item, documenting greed on the part of publishers. Well, I know that the commercial press is, shall we say, less than avove-board in its dealings with authors. From my perspective, the people who complain the most about 'pirates' are themselves the worst offenders - I saw the other day (maybe I mentioned it here?) an item pointing to the reality that copyright laws are intended to protect the corporations from each other; we (the rest of us) are simply caught in the crossfire. More...

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