Tell Obama administration about Open Access

ObamaCTO (independent of the Obama transition team) is a site for recommending ideas to Obama's new Chief Technology Officer. You can go and suggest ideas or vote on ideas already there.

I just voted for this suggestion - "Require open access for publicly-funded research". You should vote for it as well and add a comment if you care about this issue (and I bet most of my readers do).

See also Moving Toward a 21st Century Right-to-Know Agenda: Recommendations to President-elect Obama and Congress, report (pdf)

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But what would VP-elect Biden say about that? It seems that he does not want anything to be open or accessible online, and he will jail your grandmother or liquidate her savings if anyone downloads anything while on a visit at her place!

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