A Question of Balance: Private Rights and the Public Interest in Scientific and Technical Databases
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periodic reviews of international policies and agreements to promote conformity to the above principles.
The U.S. government should negotiate with the Commission of the European Communities to revise its highly protectionist E.U. Database Directive.
Recommended Approach for the Not-for-Profit S&T Community
The not-for-profit S&T community should continue to promote and adhere to the policy of full and open exchange of data at both the national and international levels.