[linux-elitists] PubScience: discontinued -- Government public information service canceled by industry lobby
Karsten M. Self
Sat Nov 16 16:13:06 PST 2002
on Fri, Nov 15, 2002, Karsten M. Self (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> Anyone familiar with:
> - PubScience: http://www.osti.gov/disconps.html
> - SIAA: http://www.siia.net/
> - SIAA members: http://www.siia.net/glance/members.asp
> - SIAA BoD: http://www.siia.net/glance/board.asp
> ...and the relationship between SIAA and the closing of PubScience:
> More sites targeted for shutdown
> BY William Matthews
> Nov. 13, 2002
Note that this was already posted at Slashdot. I found a link lifted
from there without credit. Apologies for those who'd found the post
Publishers' Attack Free Government Sites
SciencePosted by Hemos on 05:29 AM November 15th, 2002
from the going-after-the-information dept.
An anonymous reader writes "After succeding in getting the DOE's
PubScience shutdown the Software and Information Industry
Association and publishers' are now targeting more. If the trend
continues local tax dollars will increasingly be spent to buy access
to information the federal government used to provide."
Not that I think this is any less worth pursuing.
Karsten M. Self <email@example.com> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?
Geek for hire: http://kmself.home.netcom.com/resume.html
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