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Monopolies and copyright (RE: Wellcome Trust report)

> The issue is not that commercial publishing has no place in science; 
> the issue is that monopoly has no place in science (or in a true free 
> market, for that matter). 

Whoa there, Jan.  Copyright is, by definition, a monopoly right.  Are you
intentionally saying that copyright has no place in science (or in a free

Rick Anderson
Dir. of Resource Acquisition
University of Nevada, Reno Libraries
(775) 784-6500 x273