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Open data

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Open data [r]: Data that are publicly available for use, reuse and redistribution, typically for free via the World Wide Web. [e]

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The essence of the Panton Principles: "publicly funded science data should be in the public domain, full stop"[1] — and clearly labeled as such.

References

  1. Reaching Agreement On The Public Domain For Scienceblog post by John Wilbanks on the public launch of the Panton Principles, February 19, 2010