Charlie Li on 17 Dec 2016 08:23:03 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Wanted: volunteers with bandwidth, storage, coding skills to help save climate data

On 17/12/16 11:08, Christopher Barry wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Dec 2016 10:32:33 -0500
> Rich Kulawiec wrote:
>> If you have an interest in preserving a lot of scientific research
>> data:
>> 	Scientists are frantically copying U.S. climate data, fearing
>> 	it might vanish under Trump
> Does anyone /really/ think Trump would seize or delete their data?
> That's seriously paranoid and weird. Why can't they just throw it up on
> github or somewhere like that?
This has happened rather recently in Canada when Stephen Harper was
Prime Minister (the PM immediately previous to Justin Trudeau). Except
he did it by slashing budgets to government scientific institutions so
they'd eventually shutter, and with shuttering comes inaccessibility of

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