Copyright the opportunities andproblems of print culture“Caxton Showing the First Specimen of His Printing to King Edward IV at the Almonry, Westminster,” by Daniel Maclise, 1851.
‘All Rights Reserved’ copyrightrestricts the potential of digitaltechnologies and the Internet
What to do?“Grayson, Westley, Stanislaus County, Western San Joaquin Valley, California. Seventh andeighth grade class in Westley school after lesson in Geography” 1940, US National Archives 83-G-41445, via Flickr. No known copyright.
NZGOAL:a)Provides a framework forrelease using CC BYa)Advocates release using CC BY
2. “It is widely recognised, in New Zealand andabroad, that significant creative and economicpotential may lie dormant in such copyright andnon-copyright material when locked up inagencies and not released on terms allowing re-use by others.”...3. “The Government wants to encourage therealisation of this potential.”
BoTs are “invited” to:1) become familiar with NZGOAL2) take NZGOAL into account whenreleasing copyright material
Case Studies:Ministry for the EnvironmentWellington City CouncilLINZTe Papa
1. Copyright2. Creative Commons3. CC in schools policy4. Government policy5. Creative and cultural fields“Tosca Olinsky, American painter, 1909-1984,”date unknown, Smithsonian American ArtMuseum J0115443, via Flickr. No knowcopyright.
Creative Commons licences allowsfor changes in:1) production (new forms)2) distribution (new channels)3) consumption (read only →read/write)
Case Studies:Meena KadriBronwyn Holloway-SmithDisasteradioOpen Source CinemaUttarayan Sunset by Meena Kadri/MeanestIndian, via Flickr. This image is madeavailable under a Creative CommonsAttribution Non Commercial No Derivativeslicence.
The taxpayer—via CreativeNZ, NZOn Air, etc—funds a lot of culture
Many publicly funded culturalworks will not enter the publicdomain till at least 2100
Creative Commons can givepublicly funded work a second life
1. Copyright2. Creative Commons3. CC in schools policy4. Government policy5. Creative and cultural fields6. StudentsBanks College students playing leap frog. Wellesley College :Photographs relating to Wellesley College, Banks College and Croydon School.Ref: 1/2-147264-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. http://natlib.govt.nz/records/22901144
Creative Commons is a great wayto teach students aboutcopyright
Creative Commons shifts theconversation from what studentscan’t do, to what they can.
Teach students to critically,creatively and legally engagewith their intellectual andcultural heritageread only → read/write
Mix & Mash 2013: The New Storytellingmixandmash.org.nzPrizes of $50, $500 and $2000
Screenshot of “Manny’s Story” by Casey Carsel, via Youtube. Made available under aCreative Commons Attribution 3.0 licence
1. Copyright2. Creative Commons3. CC in schools policy4. Government policy5. Creative and cultural fields6. Students7. SearchPhotograph of Card Catalog inCentral Search Room, 1942, USNational Archives, via Flickr. Noknown copyright.