[open-science] SPARC author addendum uses CC-NC licence and now all hybrid publishers have followed

Paola Di Maio paola.dimaio at gmail.com
Tue Dec 13 10:29:33 UTC 2011


Not sure what you see wrong in the combined solution below, and why you
call it mixing apples and oranges

We are dealing with a complex and heterogenous issue,

Mixing different approaches and tackling problems from different angles at
a multidimensional level is necessary to address complexity

Systemic solutions are by definition, mixed approaches, and
by far the *only* valid method of addressing complexity


On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 5:42 PM, Puneet Kishor <punkish at eidesis.org> wrote:

> On Dec 12, 2011, at 9:27 AM, Heather Morrison wrote:
> > Commercial use for the 99%
> > Commercial use for socially responsible companies and individual
> entrepreneurs
> > Commercial use EXCEPT companies that lobby for more restrictive
> copyright laws
> > Free use for students and teachers (this should not be called commercial
> use, because education should not be commercial - the fact that we are
> heading in this direction does not make it a good direction)
> > Free and unrestricted use, with respect. If you wish to use data about
> an endangered species to protect the species, go for it. On the other hand,
> if you wish to use the data to harm the species, we should be able to sue.
> Not just the author, either - anyone.
> There is so much wrong with the above that I don't even know where to
> start. It is mixing apples, oranges, and persimmons (for the lack of a
> better metaphor).
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