Assessing CC Adoption in Asia (and the World) Giorgos Cheliotis Communications and New Media National University of Singapore [email_address] Presented at Commons Crossroads meeting Manila, 5-6 Feb 2009
Agenda <ul><li>Show some stats on CC adoption in Asia vis-a-vis the world </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce a project on creating a global report on CC adoption </li></ul><ul><li>Seek feedback on items 1 and 2 </li></ul>
Disclaimer <ul><li>The data that will follow is based on Yahoo search results </li></ul><ul><li>Such data is not very reliable but has proven helpful in tracking our progress at a global level </li></ul><ul><li>There may be mistakes in the data and it is anyway incomplete, so use it as a rough guide, not as an absolute measure of performance </li></ul>
Summary of Stats <ul><li>Korea, Taiwan and Japan still account for most volume in Asia </li></ul><ul><li>Asian jurisdiction license growth higher than average of CC </li></ul><ul><li>Younger jurisdictions naturally exhibit higher growth </li></ul><ul><li>However, licensing preferences still more conservative than CC average, no signs of change </li></ul>
Assessing the Commons: Social Metrics for the New Media Landscape SSRC-funded project to create a global report on the adoption of CC licenses Partners: CC San Francisco, NUS Leveraging the data that we are collecting on CC adoption. Use a wiki-like format so that local experts can contribute local knowledge Linking to CC jurisdiction pages, Wikipedia, Global Voices local blogs, etc.
Early designs Jurisdiction Region World Sketches by Jackson Tan
Questions <ul><li>What would you like to see in such a report so that it will be more useful to you? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you have any design suggestions? </li></ul><ul><li>Would you contribute a wiki-style article, including potentially additional data/reports on your country? </li></ul><ul><li>What about language? How do we encourage non-native English speakers to contribute? </li></ul>
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