Publishing giants sue those trying to make knowledge accessible for all

Three of the world’s most profitable publishing houses have filed a case in Delhi High Court against Sci-Hub and Libgen

December 26, 2020 by Newsclick

Three of the world’s most profitable publishing houses have filed a case in Delhi High Court against Sci-Hub and Libgen. These two websites provide an essential service to students, researchers, teachers, and the public in general, across the world, by bypassing the prohibitively high paywalls put in the way of accessing knowledge. Prabir Purkayastha talks about the implications of this case for the Indian research community.

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