Flickr, Image Citation & Copyright Dr. Jessica Laccetti Lecture 21 – Part 1 Module 9
Outline• What is Copyright• What is Creative Commons• History and Background• Uses• Flickr and Creative Commons• Practise• Homework
Nick Negroponte“copyright law istotally out of date.”
Esther Wojcicki from CC Says:• E-mailing a book chapter to a friend or colleague?• Posting a picture/video/article onto your learning space?• Using a cartoon or a drawing in a handout?• Uploading resources you found to your web site?• Copying a lesson plan and posting it to an educational resource repository?
“Creative Commons is a nonprofit corporationdedicated to making it easier for people to shareand build upon the work of others, consistentwith the rules of copyright.”
“We provide free licenses and other legal tools to mark creative work with the freedom the creator wants it to carry, so others can share, remix, use commercially, or any combination thereof.”
• By using a Creative Commons license, you do not give up your copyright; you still own your work.• Creative Commons licenses do not replace copyright registration - they apply in addition to copyright.• Even if youre using a Creative Commons license, it is advisable to register your copyright so you can protect your work from unauthorized uses through the courts.
New technologies, especially SOCIAL MEDIA has revolutionised HOW creative works are made, disseminated and consumed