[Taxacom] another ebay auction of naming rights

Wolfgang Wuster w.wuster at bangor.ac.uk
Tue Oct 20 13:01:25 CDT 2015


Doug's and other people's concerns are certainly very pertinent. However, we should perhaps judge the issue at least in part on its track record. In Germany, Biopat (http://biopat.de/) has been acting as a clearing house for the "sale" of scientific names for many years. Does anyone know whether any of the issues raised by colleagues on this list have materialised in connection with Biopat-mediated names?

Thanks,

Wolfgang

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