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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Open Content and Open Access | ifrOSS - 0 views

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    "A few years ago ‚Open Content', the application of the license model for free software to other works was still far away but today it seems to have established itself. The term 'Open Content' is not always used consistently. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Let's stand together to promote open access worldwide. | EFF Action Center - 0 views

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    "Diego Gomez, a Colombian graduate student, currently faces up to eight years in prison for doing something thousands of researchers do every day: posting research results online for those who would not otherwise have a way to access them."
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    "Diego Gomez, a Colombian graduate student, currently faces up to eight years in prison for doing something thousands of researchers do every day: posting research results online for those who would not otherwise have a way to access them."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Spain's Ill-Conceived 'Google Tax' Law Likely To Cause Immense Damage To Digital Common... - 1 views

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    [# ! another international ridicule] "from the digital-cluelessness dept Techdirt recently wrote about Spain's imminent and almost unbelievably foolish new copyright law designed to prop up old and failing business models in the publishing sector. Mike mentioned that it was potentially disastrous for things like fair use, Creative Commons and public domain material"
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    [# ! another international ridicule] "from the digital-cluelessness dept Techdirt recently wrote about Spain's imminent and almost unbelievably foolish new copyright law designed to prop up old and failing business models in the publishing sector. Mike mentioned that it was potentially disastrous for things like fair use, Creative Commons and public domain material"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Open Access and the Complexity of Digital Rights · Global Voices - 1 views

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    [... How do ways of thinking change through time and space? British anthropologist Jack Goody posed this question in 'The Domestication of the Savage Mind', his 1997 publication covering new forms of communication within society. According to his study a culture which transmits its knowledge orally does not think in the same way as a writing-based culture. ...]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Directory of Open Access Journals - 1 views

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    Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and many languages
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

P2P Foundation » Blog Archive » The Guerilla Open Access Manifesto - 0 views

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    [Written by Aaron Swartz, who faces 30 years in prison for copying scholarly article, in July 2008, Eremo, Italy Aaron Swartz: "Information is power. But like all power, there are those who want to keep it for themselves. The world's entire scientific and cultural heritage, published over centuries in books and journals, is increasingly being digitized and locked up by a handful of private corporations. Want to read the papers featuring the most famous results of the sciences? You'll need to send enormous amounts to publishers like Reed Elsevier.]
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