[open-science] Open access, scholarship and business

Michael Nielsen mn at michaelnielsen.org
Mon Dec 12 18:49:37 UTC 2011

On Mon, 12 Dec 2011, Heather Morrison wrote:

> Similarly, if business benefits from our work, shouldn't they have SOME 
> obligation to reciprocate?

They do: the bulk of the taxes used to support public research comes 
either directly or indirectly (through the income tax paid to salaried 
employees) from commercial activity.


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