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  • by Vinoth Khanna S R
  • What Is Creative Commons(CC)?
    • Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that works to increase the amount of creativity (cultural, educational, and scientific content) in “the commons” — the body of work that is available to the public for free and legal sharing, use, repurposing, and remixing.
  • How Does Creative Commons Work?
    • Creative Commons provides free, easy-to-use legal tools that give everyone from individual creators to major companies and institutions a simple, standardized way to pre-clear copyrights to their creative work.
  • Creative Commons
    • You are free:
      • to copy, distribute, display, and perform the work
      • to make derivative works
      • to make commercial use of the work
    • Limitations
      • Attribution. You must give the original author credit.
      • For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the licence terms of the work.
    • Any of these conditions can be waived by the copyright owner if asked to do so
  • Pre and Post Prints author’s original idea author’s draft versions author’s final draft refereeing process licence terms (express/implied) determine scope of permitted uses, including extent of self-archiving author retains copyright publisher acquires copyright licence to author or educational institution or third party eg repository assign copyright ? yes no
  • COPYRIGHT AS A BUNDLE OF RIGHTS
    • Rights to:
      • Control copying
      • Attribution of authorship
      • Control modification, adaptation or derivation
      • Compensation for commercial reuse
      • Personal reuse, adaptation
      • Post in web repositories and on other web sites
      • Licence others to do the same
  • Creative Commons Licence
    • A licence which allows open access to material but which may impose restrictions on how that material is used:
    • Non-Commercial
    • No Derivatives
    • Share Alike
    Author / Copyright Owner Creative Commons Licence End-User
  • ALL ______ SOME ______ NO © Some rights reserved No rights reserved All rights reserved
  • Creative Commons Licences
    • CC licences let people easily change their copyright terms from the default of “all rights reserved” to “some rights reserved.”
    • Creative Commons licences are not an alternative to copyright.
  • CC – Spectrum of Possibilities
  • License Elements Attribution No Commercial use No Derivative work Share alike
  • Four main protocols
    • Attribution: Other people may use, modify and distribute the work, as long as they give the original author credit.
    • Non-commercial: Other people may use, modify and distribute the work, but for non-commercial purposes only.
    • No derivatives: Other people may use and distribute the work, but can not modify it to create derivative works.
    • Share alike: Other people may modify the work and distribute derivatives, but only on the condition that the derivatives are made available to other people on the same licence terms. This term can not be used with the No Derivatives term, because it applies only to derivative works.
  • Three Expressions Human-Readable: Commons Deed Lawyer-Readable: Legal Code Machine-Readable: Digital Code, Metadata
  • Creative Commons and Copyright
    • CCs apply on top of copyright, so one can modify one’s copyright terms to best suit one’s needs. In collaboration with intellectual property experts all around the world, it is ensured that CC licenses work globally.
  • Relationship to Copyright
    • Not anti-copyright
    • Relies on and is complementary to copyright
    • Aims to make copyright more alive, active and accessible
  • Creative Commons – in brief
    • Creative Commons – not for profit corp. based in SFO
    • Provides licences for allowing people to reutilise content on certain conditions
    • Licence Language - Common, Legal and Code – easy to use and understand
    • To implement - create a link to the CC licence or insert conditions of reuse in your code or metadata
    • Thanks for listening!
    • Any Questions?