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#130617

Ge Peng
Member

Thanks, Barend, for bringing up the point of open-minded researchers. For
them and many, if not all, US federal agencies, not having any restriction
clauses on access and/or use in metadata record or website means there is
no restriction, period. It has been on my mind but have not got a good time
to mention so until now.
However, requiring explicitly description of the license, access and use
rights may be a good practice.
Regards,
— Peng