[Hackmeeting] Thousands of scientific papers uploaded to The…

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Author: Argon
To: hackmeeting Maillist
Subject: [Hackmeeting] Thousands of scientific papers uploaded to The Pirate Bay
A user called Greg Maxwell just uploaded a torrent with 18,592
scientific publications to The Pirate Bay, in what appears to be a
protest directed both at the recent indictment of programmer Aaron
Swartz for data theft as well as the scientific-publishing model in
general. All of the documents of the 32-gigabyte torrent were taken from
JSTOR, the academic database that’s at the center of the case against


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