[Wikimedia-l] "putting profit before knowledge"

Richard Symonds richard.symonds at wikimedia.org.uk
Tue Dec 4 00:07:55 UTC 2012

I was going to send this just to comcom, but I think all of us should read
it: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-20576409

A small shop in Delhi is being sued for copyright infringement, for copying
academic textbooks for students.

The action is being taken by three leading international publishers.

Students - and some authors - have accused the publishers of putting profit
before knowledge. But the publishers say they had no alternative.
Richard Symonds
Wikimedia UK
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