[Wikimedia-l] "putting profit before knowledge"

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 00:18:56 UTC 2012

Mass copyright violation for profit... hard to defend, really.

Don't they have libraries?

On 4 December 2012 00:07, Richard Symonds
<richard.symonds at wikimedia.org.uk> wrote:
> 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
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