Police warn students to avoid science website
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Universities are urged to block a science research website, which police say could put data at risk.

lmao, nice try

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now I’m gonna use it even harder

@k_o_t
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1321d
>download a study illegally
>publishing journal loses 30$
>delete illegally downloaded study
>journal gets 30$ back
>download a study illegally a million times
>publishing journal looses 30 million $
>publishing journal is now bankrupt
>buy the publishing journal
>delete a million copies of the study
>you get back 30 million $
>release all the studies for free

😉

“When you pirate science, you’re downloading communism!” should be the scihub motto

@SHODAN
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wOuLd YoU dOwNlOaD a CoMmUnIsM?

- shitty propaganda funded by money-hungry scientific journals and publishers

@uthredii
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“If you’re tricked into revealing your log-in credentials, whether it’s through the use of fake emails or malware, we know that Sci-Hub will then use those details to compromise your university’s computer network in order to steal research papers,” he said.

As far as I can tell this is misinformation. Anyone know what they are talking about here?

The BBC is really shit these days. Absolutely no context about how parasitic the sciientific publishing industry is at all.

@k_o_t
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1221d

As far as I can tell this is misinformation. Anyone know what they are talking about her

yeah, i’m also curious, you don’t actually need to log in or register to access studies via sci hub, so are they literally making this up or what?

@wabooti
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I think sci hub used university accounts donated by users to access papers but I don’t know if they still do it tbh

@redstone
421d

Indeed. Half truths is also a lie

@aab
215d

One of my professors recommended we use scihub…

@k_o_t
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115d

afaiaa professors/researchers are generally pretty chill about it, since they are directly involved in this unfair expropriation of research :)

@yogthos
821d

It’s pretty blatant FUD, luckily most people are completely desensitized to anti piracy propaganda at this point.

unbased police

@pancake
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