Creative commons licensing is in the air -- or at least in the blogosphere. A few blogs have written about licensing data or even your genome recently. Deepak Singh at BBGM contends that all "data needs to be licensed in some form, even if it’s open," though he acknowledges that while licensing data from papers is pretty straightforward, he's not sure how scientists would deal with the source data, such as "intensities from a microarray experiment."

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