Saturday, February 11, 2012

A lesson for all lawmakers

Lawmakers in USA yesterday introduced a proposal to make scientific papers funded with taxpayer money available for free on the Internet. The bill adds to a recent flurry of debate about so-called public access policies.

A good lesson for all lawmakers to learn. Let science be without fetters. 

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