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Interesting Nature Briefing Article: Is your research a trade secret?

  • 1.  Interesting Nature Briefing Article: Is your research a trade secret?

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    Is your research a trade secret? South Korean data-sharing case is a wake-up call

    In May, South Korea's Supreme Court upheld a decision to sentence a prominent academic to two years in prison for sharing data of national importance with researchers in China. The ruling shows that scientists must be cautious and diligent in protecting data as borders dissipate in the digital age, argues law scholar WooJung Jon. Researchers should receive data security and intellectual property training, he says, and universities need to protect sensitive data and foster responsible international collaboration.

    Source: Nature Briefing Daily email with the subject line: "Mysterious ancient humans hunted hyenas to thrive on top of the world", received 5 July 2024 @ 3:01 AM (AEST)

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