Peter Murray-Rust wants to know if he'll be able to text-mine the torrent of publicly-available papers rushing to comply with NIH's new policy. He recently found out that mining PubMed Central isn't possible — IP addresses become blocked. At the NIH's site, he says, "There is no explicit mention of the right to download material for data-mining and a lot of verbiage about 'consistency with publishers's policies' which is no help to scientists like me."

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