Information wants to be free

Known as: Content should be free, Information should be free 
"Information wants to be free" is a slogan of technology activists invoked against limiting access to information. According to much criticism of… (More)
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2015
2015
T here are two ways to define privacy, and neither involves the squishiness that begins “a reasonable expectation of ... .” The… (More)
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2015
2015
All of us – scholars, publishers, librarians – are being pulled apart by the forces of two concurrent revolutions in information… (More)
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2013
2013
Inevitably, the topic of open access was raised, as it usually is at meetings where both scholarly publishers and researchers are… (More)
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2013
2013
M any of you may have heard or read about the tragic news that Aaron Swartz, a co-founder of Reddit, political organizer, and… (More)
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2009
2009
In 2001, Charles Vest, then President of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, announced that MIT would make most of its… (More)
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2009
2009
authors Respond: Freeman correctly recognizes that we called for additional CS education, not less. He can certainly try to… (More)
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2004
2004
"The licenses for most software are designed to take away your freedom to share and change it. By contrast, the GNU General… (More)
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2003
2003
This Essay challenges a central tenet of the recent criticism of intellectual property rights: the suggestion that the control… (More)
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2002
2002
The recorded music industry is essentially a creation of the 20th century, starting soon after the invention of the first… (More)
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