Darius Cuplinskas

Darius Cuplinskas
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Darius Cuplinskas was born in Canada, and lived in Lithuania during the years when it regained its independence, from 1989 to 1994. He has degrees in history from the University of Toronto and political sociology from the London School of Economics.

He is now based in London, where he directs the Open Society Institute Information Program, which helped to launch eIFL and the Open Access movement that is transforming scholarly communications. Cuplinskas is also deeply involved in the Information Program’s work on intellectual property reform, open education, free expression online, and the use of networked technologies by civil society.