Publishers could decide to turn off their archives

Publishers, their revenues squeezed at least in part by loss of subscriptions as a result of open-access policies, [could] decide to cut costs by turning off access to their archives.

Dies ist zwar nur die maßlose Drohung eines Einzelnen (Rudy Baum: Socialized science Chemical & Engineering News, September 20, 2004), zeigt aber die Bandbreite der möglichen Zukunftsszenarien. [via Cites & Insights]