Mitochondrial Vertigo

April 25, 2010

The AAAAR.org Discussion of the Macmillan Threat

Tunneling With Texts

In following the events of the Mark Taylor/Macmillan attempt to pressure the academic text file sharing resources of AAAArg.org to shut down – Macmillan and Mark Taylor to take down AAAARG.org?, A Bit More on the Macmillan Attempted Takedown of AAAARG.org – I’ve missed out on the conversation and narrative of events. Austin posted a link to the discussion thread “Going Underground” at AAAARG.org, which I have as of yet not had the time to read through, it began a week ago. I post the unformatted content here for those who have not signed up as members in the hope to generate more information and discussion, and hope to read through it in the next days:

going underground

posted by aaaarg 1 week ago

regarding the recent 404s: it seems as though the place where files were being served from was taken down due to a series of DMCA requests from macmillan, as you can get a feeling for below:

We have received a formal DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) notice regarding allegedly infringing content hosted on your site. (more…)

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