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Peter Murray-Rust, OUP wants me to pay for my own Open Access article, A Scientist and the Web, September 3, 2007. Excerpt:
Comment. OUP adopted CC licenses for Nucleic Acids Research (as well as for most of its hybrid OA journals) —presumably to replace RightsLink pages and permission fees. So it is especially disappointing to see this mistake continue. Appearing to leave permission barriers in place is as bad as actually leaving them in place, at least for conscientious readers who will seek permission for uses that exceed fair use or give up and err on the side of non-use. Publishers should not want to make readers less conscientious in this sense, just as they should not want to give authors less than what they paid for and provide less than what they promise.
Update. Also see the Slashdot thread on PMR's post.
Update. See PMR's blog response to the mountain of Slashdot misunderstandings.
Update. See this response from Kirsty Luff, Senior Communications and Marketing Manager at Oxford Journals, posted as a comment on PMR's blog: