US Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science and Technology Act (FIRST) Act.

From SPARC:  The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Research Coalition (SPARC), has announced its opposition to Section 303 of H.R. 4186, the Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science and Technology Act (FIRST) Act. This provision would impose significant barriers to the public’s ability to access the results of taxpayer-funded research. They argue that it would slow the pace of scientific discovery by restricting public access to articles reporting on federally funded research for up to three years after initial publication

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Roxanne Missingham

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