Academic publishers want Sci-Hub wiped from the Internet, but thus far their efforts have failed. While several of the site's domain names were suspended in recent weeks, it appears as if the controversy is only drawing more traffic. And with plenty of alternatives in hand, it's turning into a Pirate Bay-esque game of domain name Whack-a-Mole.
University College London, the third largest in the UK with an annual income of £1.3 billion, is offering a massive trove of copyrighted content to the public. In addition to hundreds of Hollywood and international movies, servers at the University are making available huge numbers of documentaries including the BBC's brand new Blue Planet II.