Piracy? Or progress?
“SCIENCE’S PIRATE QUEEN
Alexandra Elbakyan is plundering the academic publishing establishment
[Sci-Hub has been] transforming it into the largest Open Access academic resource in the world. In just six years of existence, Sci-Hub had become a juggernaut: the 64.5 million papers it hosted represented two-thirds of all published research, and it was available to anyone.
But as Sci-Hub grew in popularity, academic publishers grew alarmed.”