rbowen writes "BoingBoing reports that the Harvard Library has encouraged faculty to release their research publicly, and resign from boards of journals that don't allow open access. The article says that some journals have annual subscription rates in the tens of thousands of dollars, and the library's annual journal costs are almost $3.75M." Link to Original Source
If it happens once, it's a bug. If it happens twice, it's a feature.
If it happens more than twice, it's a design philosophy.