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- #FRPAA 2012 Constitutional Authority Statement - Pastebin.com
Posted: 15 Feb 2012 01:55 PM PST
"Most of the 2.5 million articles published each year in the world’s 24,000 peer-reviewed journals are closed to many of their potential users because they cannot afford access. The solution to this problem is open access: free and unrestricted access to scientific information for everyone: free to read, reuse, and redistribute. This site is dedicated to the promotion of the kind of Open Access, as defined by the Budapest Open Access Initiative, something we want to refer to as @ccess. It will:  publish an Open Access Index: a novel way to measure access to information;  provide a portal to Open Access related information;  be a one-stop resource for access to all published scientific information organized around themes: for instance malaria, cancer;  include tools for easy access;  offer novel ways of sharing information made possible by Open Access;  build and link to communities of scientists and other citizens sharing information;  link to other Open Access groups...."
Posted: 15 Feb 2012 09:27 AM PST
petermr's blog, (11 Feb 2012)
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Confirm or Deny, (13 Feb 2012)
"Here are 366 Interesting things that we know because of FOI requests made using WhatDoTheyKnow.com – one for every day of the leap year. This list focuses mainly on information released during the last six months. Our right to access information is about to come under attack from those who want to use the process of post-legislative scrutiny to weaken the Freedom of Information Act and we need to do all we can to defend it. As this shows, FOI works. Let’s keep it that way...."
Posted: 15 Feb 2012 07:57 AM PST
"This one is for Big Publishing whom we have overheard claiming that #FRPAA 2012 is not constitutional, answered with a Constitutional Authority Statement per House Rule XII. General constitutional justification is easy to claim, but this statement does not cite the infamously elastic Commerce, Article I, § 8, Clause 3, nor Article I, § 8 with no specific justification....Cited instead is a basic power and position of the Congress, the Supremacy clause...."
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