rosenwaa at georgetown.edu
Fri Apr 26 10:04:48 EST 2002
I agree this is outrageous. I would support a protest.
Mark Solomon wrote:
> Now that Incyte has bought the YPD database from Proteome, it seems
> they're about to try getting something for their purchase.
> Specifically, beginning June 1, they will charge $2000 PER PI for
> continued access. At least initially, there will be no site licenses
> and no possibility to pay-per-use. They'll bundle YPD with a number
> of other databases, though only a couple will be of particular
> interest to any lab. This fee seems outrageous, particularly for
> small labs or labs that only dabble with yeast. I was wondering if
> there are any attempts to organize a protest. Alternatively, where
> would you go if YPD suddenly ceased to exist, MIPS? Thanks much.
> Mark Solomon
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