Assessing CC Adoption in Asia (Manila)Presentation Transcript
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
Show some stats on CC adoption in Asia vis-a-vis the world
Introduce a project on creating a global report on CC adoption
Seek feedback on items 1 and 2
The data that will follow is based on Yahoo search results
Such data is not very reliable but has proven helpful in tracking our progress at a global level
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
Summary of Stats
Korea, Taiwan and Japan still account for most volume in Asia
Asian jurisdiction license growth higher than average of CC
However, licensing preferences still more conservative than CC average, no signs of change
Volume (Dec ’08)
Growth (12 months)
Growth (6 months)
Freedom change (12 months)
Freedom change (6 months)
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
What would you like to see in such a report so that it will be more useful to you?
Do you have any design suggestions?
Would you contribute a wiki-style article, including potentially additional data/reports on your country?
What about language? How do we encourage non-native English speakers to contribute?