Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Tue 15th Feb 2011 09:01 UTC, submitted by sawboss
GNU, GPL, Open Source "Manu Sporny, founder and CEO of Digital Bazaar, has decided to use GitHub to store a project of a[n unusual] nature. Rather than a piece of software, he is listing his own genetic data as an open source project. He has released all his rights to the data and made around 1 million of his genetic markers public domain."
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RE[3]: "Open source"???
by olefiver on Tue 15th Feb 2011 18:39 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: "Open source"???"
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Thanks for clearing that up.

Wouldn't that mean that the guy is setting himself up for a lawsuit from his parents on violation of copyright?
Assuming that the released DNA isn't modified, that is.

Edited 2011-02-15 18:43 UTC

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