BBC NEWS: Call for freely available science

According to BBC: Call for freely available science, a Science and Technology Committee of the British House of Commons wants:

publicly funded research to be made freely available online by means of archived digital information banks [and urges]
the government to consider allocating funds to universities and other organisations to create online repositories where their research can be stored, and viewed by the public free of charge.

Update: Full coverage of this issue (including reaction and comment) can be found at Open Access News.

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