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Elsevier Cracks Down on Pirated Scientific Articles

Academic publishing company Elsevier has filed a complaint at a New York District Court, hoping to shut down the Library Genesis project and the Sci-Hub.org search engine. The sites, which are particularly popular in developing nations where access to academic works is relatively expensive, are accused of pirating millions of…

Sci-Hub Tears Down Academia’s “Illegal” Copyright Paywalls

In a lawsuit filed by Elsevier, one of the largest academic publishers, Sci-Hub.org is facing millions of dollars in damages. However, the site has no intentions of backing down and will continue its fight to keep access to scientific knowledge free and open. "I think Elsevier's business model is itself…

Court Orders Shutdown of Libgen, Bookfi and Sci-Hub

A New York District Court has granted Elsevier's request for a preliminary injunction against several sites that host academic publications without permission. As a result the site's operators are now ordered to quit offering access to infringing content, while the associated registries must suspend their domain names.

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