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The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) lifted the embargo on a study early on Monday, following an embargo break. Here’s the top of the message that went out to the journal’s media list at 2:38 p.m. Eastern, 22 minutes before the scheduled embargo lift: Read the rest of this entry »
The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), which lifted the embargo on papers early 11 times last year because of breaks or previous media coverage, is on track for a similar figure this year, thanks to three recent incidents.
On October 27 the journal sent this to its media list: Read the rest of this entry »
There’s a puzzling embargo-related story playing out about someone whose name I didn’t really ever expect to see grace the pages of Embargo Watch: Billionaire Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group.
The abstract page for the paper, “Relativistic boost as the cause of periodicity in a massive black-hole binary candidate,” included this note: Read the rest of this entry »
The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) lifted the embargo early today on a paper scheduled for release Monday, after learning that some of the results would be part of a feature being published today.
PNAS tells Embargo Watch why they lifted the embargo early on “Evidence for superconductivity in Li-decorated graphene:” Read the rest of this entry »
If, like I do, you subscribe to daily emails from the press release service EurekAlert!, you may have noticed this boilerplate at the top of those emails:
Please note further that anyone using embargoed information for trading purposes may be in violation of the Securities Exchange Act.
If you’ve ever wondered what that was about, an Associated Press (AP) story explains in mind-blowing detail today.
Here’s the lead of the story from the AP, about what Federal authorities called “the biggest scheme of its kind ever prosecuted, and one that demonstrated yet another way in which the financial world is vulnerable to cybercrime:” Read the rest of this entry »