“Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen argues in today’s Wall Street
Journal that scientific data should be open and free for all to
access. He suggests that government agencies and private funders
should consider a researcher’s sharing track record before issuing
grants or checks.
“In 2003, Allen established the Allen Institute for Brain
Science, which he says has since released hundreds of trillions of
bytes of open source data along with free software applications for
Ironically, a subscription is required to read Allen’s opinion
column in today’s Wall Street Journal, Why We Chose “Open Science”.