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Question: Hi Justin. Your thoughts (yes / no / conditional) on free and universal sharing of academic knowledge/ science/ research and non fiction / academic books (ref. forum.cockos.com/showthread.php?p=...
Asked by Suleiman (14.201.3.x) on April 9 2019, 12:11pm
Reply on April 9 2019, 4:38pm:
    Well obviously ideas/knowledge/concepts should be completely free. As far as copyrighted content, I think that most people who create copyrighted content generally are pretty reasonable about the policies of its distribution. Aggregators of content are less reasonable, typically, which isn't ideal.


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  • Posted by Vitali (212.87.13.x) on April 13 2019, 8:11pm:
    @Justin so if anyone wants to just read some "commercial" scientific articles for free, is this fair regarding the authors from your point of view?

  • Posted by Justin on April 14 2019, 9:00pm:
    My point is that I would imagine most authors would be fine with people reading their articles for free.


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