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by Giannis Farsaris
founder of the digital library OPENBOOK
Back in the distant 1971, at the early steps of the internet, the 24 year old Michael Hart began to digitizing literary classics, free from copyrights, creating the emblematic Project Gutenberg. The idea was simple: to make easily accessible all over the world the wealth of literature, creating the biggest digital open library. He spent his entire life on this idea and left three years ago vindicated.
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