February 7th, 2012
A small bill in the US, a giant impact for research worldwide (The Conversation 27/01/12)
According to this article, a bill was introduced in the US around Christmas time and if this bill is passed, it could make it illegal to require authors to publish material for open access.
Elsevier — my part in its downfall (Gowers’s Weblog 21/01/12)
A Mathematician’s blog explains his reasons for boycotting Elsevier and calling others to join him. Others have joined in the boycott which is resulting in a rising tension – check out the Copyright Office blog to read more about the discussion and sequence of events.