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Appendix D

Acronyms and Initialisms

ABA American Bar Association

BP British Petroleum

CAS Chemical Abstracts Service

CGIAR Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research

CODATA Committee on Data for Science and Technology

CP Challenge Program

CSS content scrambling system

DMCA Digital Millennium Copyright Act

DOE Department of Energy

DRM digital rights management

ELSI Ethical, Legal and Social Implications

EOSAT Earth Observation Satellite (Company)

EST expressed sequence tag

E.U. European Union

GCC GNU C compiler

GUI graphical user interface

GNU a recursive name for GNU not Unix; refers to Stallman's free software movement

GPL general public license

HGS Human Genome Sciences

HP Hewlett Packard

HR House Resolution



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