Przegląd linków CC #143

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Otwarta edukacja 1. David Willey rozwija zaproponowaną przez siebie definicja otwartości i porządkuje problemy otwartej edukacji takie jak niekompatybilność projektów z racji na różnice w licencjach jak i w złych standardach technicznych. 2. Clint Lalonde pisze o i zachęca do tworzenia osobistych historiach opowiadanych przez nauczycieli i edukatorów na temat wykorzystywania i tworzenia przez nich otwartych zasobów edukacyjnych. Zbiór takich historii prowadzi. […]

Generative acknowledgement

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Robin Sloan, The secret of Minecraft: And its challenge to the rest of us In the 2010s and beyond, it is not the case that every cultural product ought to be a generative, networked system. It is, I believe, the case that all the really important ones will be. Nathan Matias, Designing Acknowledgement on the […]

H Wattpad αναβαθμίστηκε σε έκδοση 4.0 των CC αδειών

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Η κοινότητα Wattpad αναβαθμίστηκε σε έκδοση 4.0 των Creative Commons αδειών  και παρουσίασε αρκετές βελτιώσεις στην εφαρμογή των CC. Η κοινότητα Wattpad είναι ένα μέρος για να ανακαλύψεις και να μοιραστείς ιστορίες: μια κοινωνική πλατφόρμα που συνδέει τους άνθρωπους μέσα από τις λέξεις. Με τη Wattpad, ο καθένας μπορεί να διαβάσει ή να γράψει από οποιαδήποτε συσκευή: τηλέφωνο, tablet ή υπολογιστή. Continue Reading

Rijksmuseum case study: Sharing free, high quality images without restrictions makes good things happen

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Girl in white kimono, George Hendrik Breitner, 1894; CC0 Yesterday Europeana published a great case study documenting the experiences of the Dutch Rijksmuseum in opening up access to their collection of digital public domain images. The case study was written by Joris Pekel, community coordinator for cultural heritage at the Europeana Foundation. Over the last […]

Rijksmuseum case study: Sharing free, high quality images without restrictions makes good things happen

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Girl in white kimono, George Hendrik Breitner, 1894; CC0

Yesterday Europeana published a great case study documenting the experiences of the Dutch Rijksmuseum in opening up access to their collection of digital public domain images. The case study was written by Joris Pekel, community coordinator for cultural heritage at the Europeana Foundation. Over the last few years, Europeana has worked with the Rijksmuseum in order to make available at the highest quality possible images of public domain artworks held by the museum.

The report discusses the Rijksmuseum’s initial apprehension to sharing these high quality images of public domain works. The museum originally planned to share the digital reproductions of public domain works under an open license, such as the Creative Commons Attribution license (CC BY). But after some convincing by organizations that advocate for unrestricted access to the public domain, the Rijksmuseum began to open its collections more by choosing to use the CC0 Public Domain Dedication for the digital reproductions.

The Rijksmuseum began to experiment with how it would offer high quality reproductions of the public domain artworks. The museum adopted a mission-driven approach, and staff understood the opportunity to showcase the best of the museum’s collection as a promotional tool. The marketing department argued that “…The core goal of the museum is to get the collection out and known to the public as much as possible…[and] the digital reproduction of an item would pique public interest in it, leading them to buy tickets to the museum to see the real deal.” The Rijksmuseum also realized that by releasing high quality digital reproductions of works out of copyright, it could help educate the public by providing true-color images and accurate metadata about the works.

Instead of worrying that making available high quality digital reproductions of public domain artwork for free would destroy a piece of the museum’s revenue stream, the Rijksmuseum initially adopted a hybrid approach. They made images available in two sizes: .jpg images at approximately 4500×4500 pixels were free, while the huge 200MB master .tiff files were made available for €40. The museum saw a steady increase in revenue from image sales, but eventually decided to discontinue the tiered offerings. Since October 2013 the Rijksmuseum has been releasing their highest quality images for free.

The Rijksmuseum has found a way to support broad access to its rich collection of cultural heritage resources. And it’s done so in such as way that promotes interest by new audiences, recuperates costs, and upholds the principles of supporting unrestricted access to the digital public domain.

Take a look at the full case study.

EU copyright consultation: Rights Holders are from Mars, Users are from Venus

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Last week the European Commission published its ‘Report on the responses to the Public Consultation on the Review of the EU Copyright Rules‘. This report summarizes the more than 11.000 responses that the Commission had received in reaction to the copyright consultation held between December 2013 and March of this year. While it is clear […]

Przegląd linków CC #142

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Otwarta edukacja i kultura 1. Dlaczego powinniśmy być otwarci? O argumentach za otwartością edukacji i danych oraz wystąpieniu komisarz ds. agendy cyfrowej Neelie Kroes podczas Open Knowlegde Fesitwal pisze The Learning Portal. Więcej informacji o otwartej edukacji podczas OKF znajdziecie na Open Education Europa. 2. Paul Stacey świetnie rozkłada problem ekonomii otwartości, a w szczególności otwartych zasobów edukacyjnych, która […]

EU anbefaler Creative Commons-lisenser for offentlig sektor

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Denne uken publiserte EU-kommisjonen nye retningslinjer for bruk av standard-lisenser i samband med publisering og gjenbruk av data og informasjon fra offentlig sektor. I disse anbefalingene oppfordres medlemsstatene eksplisitt til å bruke standardiserte åpne lisenser som Creative Commons for å lette bruk og gjenbruk av data og informasjon fra offentlig sektor. Samtidig advarer kommisjonen mot at det utvikles egne, spesielle lisenser. Slike lisenser kan gjøre det vanskelig å gjenbruke informasjon fra offentlig sektor og få til samvirke på tvers av grenser og sektorer. Kommisjonen skriver: En rekke lisenser, som følger prinsippene om «åpenhet» slik disse er beskrevet av Open Knowledge Foundation for å fremme ubegrenset gjenbruk av online-innhold, er tilgjengelig på nettet. De er blitt oversatt til mange språk, oppdateres sentralt og er allerede i utstrakt bruk over hele verden. Åpne standard-lisenser, som for eksempel de nyeste Creative Commons-lisenser (version 4.0), vil tillate gjenbruk av informasjon fra offentlig sektor uten behov for å utvikle og oppdatere skreddersydde lisenser på nasjonalt eller subnasjonalt nivå. Kilde: 2014/C 240/01. 2014-07-28T12:16:15Z Gisle Hannemyr

Free/Low Cost Intellectual Property Statutory Supplement

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Today, we are proud to announce the publication of our 2014 Intellectual Property  Statutory Supplement as a freely downloadable Open Course Book.   It offers the full text of the Federal Trademark, Copyright and Patent statutes (including edits detailing the changes made by the America Invents Act.)  It also has a number of important international [...]

Persnickety Snit

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This is the fourth in a series of postings of material drawn from our forthcoming, Creative Commons licensed, open coursebook on Intellectual Property.  It is about lawyers and language.  This is curmudgeonly but we cannot help ourselves. Computer Associates v. Altai is an excellent opinion.  A brilliant example of the judicial craft – defaced by [...]

Aanbeveling Europese Commissie: Gebruik CC-licenties voor de publieke sector informatie en data

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Op 17 juli heeft de Europese Commissie een aanbeveling gepubliceerd over licensering van Publieke Sector Informatie. De Commissie raadt de lidstaten van de Europese Unie aan om gestandaardiseerde open licenties te gebruiken voor het vrijgeven van Publieke Sector Informatie en gebruikt  Creative Commons-licenties expliciet als goed voorbeeld. Met Creative Commons-licenties geef je aan iedereen toestemming […]

2014 暑期實習生名單

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(依姓氏筆畫)李佳樺政治大學新聞系。很高興能成為「2014台灣創用CC計畫」的實習生,希望能藉由和不同專業背景的同學合作,嘗試各式型態的工作,獲得更多元的觀點和經驗。最初是在課堂上認識了創用CC授權的概念,因而開始對此議題產生興趣,期待能從這項計畫中認識公眾授權,並提升實質的策展、企劃能力。閱讀全文 2014-07-25T11:25:02Z guest


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所謂的公眾出資成果(publicly-funded)指得是,政府運用人民納稅之金錢而進行的研究、分析等產出的成果,例如,給予大學教授研究經費,而教授們的學術研究成果即屬之。從邏輯上而言,公眾出資研究成果這類的資源應該要提供給大眾,然而,事實上這卻不是一般常見的狀況。實際上,在大眾被授權接近這些素材前通常他們需要支付多次費用。以學術期刊之發表為例,許多大學的學者接受政府的資助來開展他們的學術研究,而這些資助實則由納稅人買單,當學者完成研究並將他們發表在營利性期刊上,這些期刊雜誌業者便借由收取訂閱費用的方式回頭銷售使用接觸的管道給各大學。顯而易見的,大多人皆會認為這並非一種對大眾的投資最有效率的使用方式。這是因為這些業者希望他們的商業利益能夠永遠維持並保持其商業模式。然而,不論從邏輯上,甚至道德觀點而言,大眾都應該要有機會接近經由其納稅的錢所資助而得之研究成果。閱讀全文 2014-07-25T07:40:50Z sunlight

Ethereum – Art Market

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Here is a contract that allows you to register as the owner of a digital artwork contained in a particular file (identified by its cryptographic hash value) at a particular URL. The use of a URL is inspired by the…Read more ›

EU Kommissionen anbefaler Creative Commons licenser til offentlige data

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I sidste uge udsendte EU Kommissionen en række guidelines for udgivelse og genanvendelse af offentlige data og information i Europa. Blandt disse anbefalinger opfordres der eksplicit til at medlemsstaterne bør anvende standardiserede åbne licenser såsom Creative Commons-værktøjerne. Således skriver de:

“Several licences that comply with the principles of ‘openness’ described by the Open Knowledge Foundation to promote unrestricted re-use of online content, are available on the web. They have been translated into many languages, centrally updated and already used extensively worldwide. Open standard licences, for example the most recent Creative Commons (CC) licences (version 4.0), could allow the re-use of PSI without the need to develop and update custom-made licences at national or sub-national level. Of these, the CC0 public domain dedication is of particular interest. As a legal tool that allows waiving copyright and database rights on PSI, it ensures full flexibility for re-users and reduces the complications associated with handling numerous licences, with possibly conflicting provisions.”

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Macaulay on Copyright

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Macaulay’s 1841 speech to the House of Commons on copyright law is often cited and not much read.  In fact, the phrase “cite unseen” gains a new meaning.  That is a shame, because it is masterful.  (And funny.) One fascinating moment?  When Macaulay warns that copyright maximalism will lead to a future of rampant illegality, [...]

Проект змін до ЦК України від Creative Commons Ukraine

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За авторством Токаря Сергія Глава 75 РОЗПОРЯДЖАННЯ МАЙНОВИМИ ПРАВАМИ ІНТЕЛЕКТУАЛЬНОЇ ВЛАСНОСТІ Стаття 1107. Види договорів щодо розпоряджання майновими правами інтелектуальної власності 1. Розпоряджання майновими правами інтелектуальної власності здійснюється на підставі таких договорів: 1) ліцензія на використання об’єкта права інтелектуальної власності; 2) ліцензійний договір; 3) договір про створення за замовленням і використання об’єкта права інтелектуальної власності; 4) договір [...] 2014-07-24T18:37:22Z 2014-07-24T18:11:13Z irynak

Letter to Department of Education on Open Educational Resources As a Priority for Its Discretionary Grant Programs

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Today, Creative Commons and Creative Commons U.S.A. are sending a letter to Secretary of Education Arnie Duncan supporting the Department of Education's (DOE) adoption of the Hewlett Foundation's definition of Open Educational Resources, and asking the Department to require open licenses for works funded by its grants. The full letter is available here. An excerpt follows:

Ethereum – Art Is…

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Here is a contract that allows anyone to define what art is. It contains a single set of twelve statements about art. They are encoded as hexadecimal values which are interpreted as sentences in a simple subset of International Art…Read more ›


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