I was apparently wrong recently regarding copyright on Hacker News
In a discussion of police playing copyrighted music to trigger automated takedowns of civillian video, someone pointed out that a recent US Supreme Court decision invalidated copyrightholders' right to sue US states for copyright infringement.
One would presume this might extend to any entity operating as state government.
Say, for the sake of argument, a state university library system.
Which would mean that such a system might take upon itself to, for whatever reason, host Sci-Hub, LibGen, or ZLibrary, in a legally-immune status.
That would be an interesting development.
(There's no specific need for it to be a library system. It could be the forestry department, prisons, or an individual legislator or elected official.)
Keep in mind that I might well be wrong in my interpretation leading of this thread as well.
Which is why I'm floating the concept --- for discussion and assessmen.
On the internet, everyone knows you're a cat — and that's totally okay.