Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

US court grants Elsevier millions in damages from Sci-Hub

Submitted by Bibliofuture on Fri, 06/23/2017 - 13:14
One of the world’s largest science publishers, Elsevier, won a default legal judgement on 21 June against websites that provide illicit access to tens of millions of research papers and books. A New York district court awarded Elsevier US$15 million in damages for copyright infringement by Sci-Hub, the Library of Genesis (LibGen) project and related sites.

Full article at Nature.com