[Open-access] Nominations now open for the first MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award
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Thu Mar 9 17:16:12 UTC 2017
This is beautiful. I hope that Aaron Swartz is post-humosly considered as a
recipient of this award.
On Thu, Mar 9, 2017 at 6:18 AM, Bjoern Brembs <b.brembs at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thursday, March 9, 2017, 12:58:46 PM, you wrote:
> > In that sense I think organisations like the Public
> > Knowledge Project, Creative Commons or the Open Knowledge
> > Foundation are way more deserving or an award like this
> > because their mission has been to transform how most of us
> > do things, not finding quick avenues to circumvent the oppression of the
> > paywall.
> There cannot be any doubt that these organizations are doing an admirable
> job in pushing for the permanent removal of paywalls. But if there are any
> awards to be handed out, shouldn't the first ones go to individuals or
> organizations who have actually accomplished something?
> But maybe there is also a class of consolation awards for effort? :-)
> > I just find that [ironic] the organisation that did not
> > stand by Aaron Swartz is offering this prize.
> That is indeed ironic - a sign of a bad conscience?
> Björn Brembs
> Universität Regensburg
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