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Vasily Bunakov, Keith Jeffery: Licence management for Public Sector InformationPresentation Transcript
Licence management for Public Sector Informa4on Vasily Bunakov and Keith Jeﬀery (STFC) CeDEM13, Krems, Austria, 22-‐24 May 2013
ENGAGE data and services as object of regula4on • “Classical” PSI data • Research data • Cultural heritage data • Data curated by user communi4es • Web portal • API www.engage-‐project.eu
Regula4on variety • Interna4onal and general regula4on PSI Direc5ve (2003). Direc4ve 2003/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 November 2003 on the re-‐use of public sector informa4on. PSI Direc5ve (2011). Proposed revision of the Direc4ve 2003/98/EC on the re-‐use of public sector informa4on. • Na4onal and domain speciﬁc regula4on Laws, direc4ves, policies • Regula4on aimed at informa4on re-‐use Legal notes, terms and condi4ons, copyright, data licences
Re-‐use regula4on structure (example) The structure of the World Bank legal notes
Seman4c structure of a regula4on item Regulation components of data.gouv.fr open licence
PSI regula4on diversity Country Portal LicenceFrance Data.gouv.fr Licence OuverteUnited Kigdom Data.gov.uk Open Government LicenceItaly Dati.gov.itCreative Commons Attribuzione - Noncommerciale 2.5 Italia (CC BY-NC 2.5)Germany Govdata.deDatenlizenz Deutschland – NamensnennungDatenlizenz Deutschland – Namensnennung –nicht kommerziellNorway Data.norge.no Norsk lisens for offentlige data (NLOD)Netherlands Data.overheid.nlNo specific common licence but a recommendationfor the agencies publishing data through the portalto use the framework of the Open Government Act,and to apply Creative Commons Zero of PublicDomain if any licence is desired at allSpain Datos.gob.esNo specific licence but two parts in extensive legalnotes that cover data re-use and are based ondifferent pieces of Spanish national legislationBelgium Data.gov.beNo specific common licence. Each public service orgovernment institution determines the terms andconditions governing access to and use of its datapublished through portal.
Special clauses (OECD case) • Cita4on format requirements (4tle, year, ...) • Reference requirements (page number or URL) • Copyright requirements (rights owner explicitly men4oned and approached) • Presenta4on requirements (no frames or other visual altering tools)
Analyze regula4on... Patterns of regulationcontent and structurePermission for commercial re-usePermission for information transformationPermission for information re-distributionRequirement of attribution (due credits)No responsibility for information re-useReferring to national legislationPatterns of regulationrepresentationMetaphor of DocumentJust Web links, no permanent identifiersCommon patterns of PSI regulation
Model it... • ccRel -‐ Crea4ve Commons Rights Expression Language • ODRL -‐ Open Digital Rights Language • ADMS -‐ Asset Descrip4on Metadata Schema • XrML -‐ eXtensible Rights Markup Language • METSRights -‐ rights management extension for METS metadata • CERIF -‐ Common European Research Informa4on Format • Harves4ng protocols • Rules deﬁni4on languages
Design and apply it... • Supply the regula4on document and let the user determine the usage condi4ons • Try to interpret the legalis4c document using intelligent sogware to extract the ﬁrst order logic • Consciously design or re-‐engineer pieces of regula4on in a structured manner, and supply them with API – see www.linkedcontentcoali4on.org
The need of a PSI regula4on framework for e-‐Infrastructure • Monitoring and update of na4onal and interna4onal legisla4on: laws, direc4ves, decisions • Monitoring and update of granular regula4on on data re-‐use: licences, terms and condi4ons • Machine-‐oriented regula5on modelling and other informa4on technology • Standardiza4on and structured communica4on