The NYT has finally gotten around to covering the scandal about the US government trying to impose prior restraints on US scholarly journals editing manuscripts authored by foreigners in countries subject to a trade embargo. Treasury Department Is Warning Publishers of the Perils of Criminal Editing of the Enemy has lots of good quotes, but probably doesn't tell you much more than you might have read here in my October entry, US Export Control Rules Applied to Prevent Editing of Scholarly Articles.
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interesting….however i didn’t understand the reason of preventing editing of scholarly articles…