[tdwg-tag] Are DOIs expensive?

Gregor Hagedorn g.m.hagedorn at gmail.com
Wed Nov 26 13:28:01 CET 2008

On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 1:06 PM, Roger Hyam <rogerhyam at mac.com> wrote:
> My point is that unlike any "open" identifier system if the DOI authority go
> in a direction we (or our decendants) don't like (become unreliable or ask
> for too much money) DOI actually own the identifies (they are trade marked).

What is trademarked? is doi:10.1111/129847398472 trademarked, or also

Is it really legally prevented to set up your own resolver for
10.1111/129847398472? If so, I agree with Roger.


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