According to infoDOCKET “A chamber of the Munich Regional Court has ruled that the research networking site ResearchGate has to take down articles uploaded without consent from their original publishers.
“A case was brought forward in 2017 by the Coalition for Responsible Sharing, a group of publishers that includes Elsevier and the American Chemical Society. Members of the coalition had sent more than 500,000 takedown notices to ResearchGate in order to remove articles from paid-for journals that had been uploaded and made available for free by users of the platform …”
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