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The lawsuit contends that the publisher is “ predatory ” because it charges scholars to have their work published in open-access journals. The suit argues that the department is trying to put the colleges out of business by failing to classify them as nonprofit educational institutions, curbing their access to federal student aid dollars.” Via the EFF : “Stupid Patent of the Month: Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review.” Education Politics.

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” The Chronicle of Higher Education on Elsevier “becoming a data company.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” It reminded me, not of Carnegie who the article mentions, but of Gates , who initially started funding libraries – public and collective access to digital technologies – before turning to school reform and “personalized learning” efforts. Khan Academy, for example, had $27.9 (National) Education Politics.

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On video games , for example – yes, that old canard. Via The San Jose Mercury News : “In a direct challenge to California ’s landmark law guaranteeing public access to beaches, Silicon Valley billionaire Vinod Khosla on Thursday filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing that he should not be required to allow public access to Martins Beach in San Mateo County.”