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  • 1. Open Data and Creative Commons in South Australia
  • 2. An initiative of the City of Salisbury and University of South Australia An initiative of the City of Salisbury and University of South Australia Current status – future directions OPEN DATA AND CREATIVE COMMONS
  • 3. Creative Commons CC = alternative copyright licensing Attribution: BY Share Alike: SA Non commercial: NC No Derivatives: ND
  • 4. Why Creative Commons?  Cost savings through the reuse of CC licensed materials  Increased transparency  Enhanced reputation through reuse of our Copyrighted materials  Increased awareness of the possible reuse of our materials
  • 5. Open Data “Open data is the idea that certain data should be freely available to everyone to use and republish as they wish, without restrictions from copyright, patents or other mechanisms of control.” 1
  • 6. Why Open Data?  Increased transparency  Increased trust  Greater flexibility for the users of our data and materials (they don’t need to ask)  More likely that 3rd party users will do innovative things
  • 7. Who is doing it? State and Federal Government  Federal Government Gov2.0  ABS  BOM  SA State Government  DPTI  Open Data Statement  State Library
  • 8. Current Uses at Salisbury Water Data
  • 9. Re-use Images, videos, music and words reused.
  • 10. Digital Enterprise Program All content provided by contractors must be licensed CC BY
  • 11. SA Local Government SA Local Government  City of Salisbury  Adelaide City Council  City of Burnside  Port Adelaide Enfield Council  LGA
  • 12. Local Data opportunities
  • 13. Thoughts and Action Points  Where does policy feature in the conversation  Supply data sets for use in Unleashed/  Consider use of CC licensing as default  Feature Open Data and Creative Commons in the Digital Strategy
  • 14. Links and references  Creative Commons Australia  Open Technology Foundation  Unleashed  Polaris Centre 1. Auer, S. R.; Bizer, C.; Kobilarov, G.; Lehmann, J.; Cyganiak, R.; Ives, Z. (2007). "DBpedia: A Nucleus for a Web of Open Data". The Semantic Web. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4825. p. 722. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-76298-0_52.ISBN 978-3-540-76297-3.
  • 15. Ebusiness Strategic Advisor, City of Salisbury @rhysatwork Rhys Moult