Patenting/copyrighting genetic info, free availability of genetic codes

Mitchell Isaacs misaacs at
Thu Aug 24 07:46:54 EST 2000

"Cory C. Albrecht" <coryalbrecht at> wrote in message
news:39A4BB8F.E6C633C0 at
> Hello all,
> With all the stuff going on right now about companies wanting to be able
> to patent genetic sequences as they find them, and the hullabaloo about
> "owning life" as it has been put by some, I was wondering what people
> working in the scientific community would think of a web site that was
> made to be a repository of genetic information that was freely available
> to everybody?


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