There is an old Victor Hugo quote that goes “ he who opens a school, closes a prison.” That is not quite true in Romania, apparently.
As of August 2014, a Romanian media oligarch, Dan Voiculescu, is serving 10 years in prison for corruption. While in prison, he took to science, and with no less than eight publications, he could be moving from business to academia. Apparently, he is not alone, Guardian reports.
Romanian law shaves a month in prison for every publication of scientific value....
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