Timothy from Creative Commons writes, "A few weeks ago Diego Gómez, the former Colombian student who's been prosecuted for sharing a research paper online, was acquitted of criminal charges.
"But the long arm of copyright is not through with Diego yet. The prosecution appealed the decision, meaning that even after several years of unnecessary (and expensive) criminal proceedings, Diego's case continues to the appellate court.
"Now he needs our help. Fundacion Karisma, the Colombian digital rights organisation that's been supporting Diego since the beginning, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to pay for the ongoing legal expenses. The campaign is called 'Compartir no es delito: Sharing Is Not A Crime'; it's being supported by organisations like the EFF, Right to Research Coalition, and Creative Commons. "
Compartir no es delito: Sharing Is Not A Crime
Leon Hong writes, "I made this science-y animation for my wife Elaine Hsiao's research — with the hopes that people will learn something new about how all the microbes that live in and on us affect our brains and behavior."
NASA’s Voyager 2 space probe has officially left our solar system and entered interstellar space. Now more than 11 billion miles (18 billion kilometers) from Earth, the spacecraft has crossed the boundary of the bubble-like heliosphere around the planets and is no longer touched by the plasma wind from our sun. Voyager 2’s twin Voyager […]
Hawaiian monk seals are endangered and closely monitored by NOAA scientists who are alarmed that the seals keep getting eels stuck really deep in their nostrils.
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