Elsevier wants CloudFlare administrators identifies science-torrent sites

Sep

19

2016

Elsevier, the Dutch publisher of many medical and scientific publications, wants content narrator CloudFlare all possible information reveal about the managers of two torrent sites that help disseminate the publications of the Dutch company for free.

That writes TorrentFreak. Elsevier performs the lawsuit against torrent sites Sci-Hub, Libgen and Bookfi since last year, but claims to have all other means to identify the managers, exhausted. The court in New York, where the case is conducted, CloudFlare has been ordered to hold all the relevant data until the court reaches a verdict comes on the request. The content narrator has granted in the past services Libgen and Bookfi, but it is not clear whether the service still has information about the administrators in the house. Sci-Hub is already clear who Elsevier logo is behind this.

The websites are deducted in the world of scientific research. Via Elsevier subscriptions to scientific journals can easily thousands of euros each per year. The three websites that will bring down Elsevier, despite the seizure of their domain names still active alternative URLs.

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