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  • 1. Creative Commons: Copyright in the digital age For Greater China and Hong Kong creativecommons.org China Mainland: cn.creativecommons.org Taiwan: creativecommons.org.tw Hong Kong (preparatory site): cchk.wetpaint.com
  • 2. balance All Rights Reserved No Rights Reserved © Creative Commons
  • 3. purpose
  • 4. license elements: Attribution No Commercial use No Derivative work Share alike
  • 5. three expressions: Human-Readable: Commons Deed Lawyer-Readable: Legal Code Machine-Readable: Digital Code, Metadata
  • 6. the licenses Licenses Deeds Metadata = Logo + Link Attribution Non-commercial No Derivatives (by-nc-nd) Attribution Non-commercial Share Alike (by-nc-sa) Attribution Non-commercial (by-nc) Attribution No Derivatives (by-nd) Attribution Share Alike (by-sa) Attribution (by) 6 variations
  • 7. how to publish
  • 8. choose the license
  • 9. license your work
  • 10. deed
  • 11. legal code
  • 12. metadata
  • 13. internationalization
  • 14. Creative Commons International: in contact with 80 countries worldwide
  • 15. 38 Countries have launched national CC licenses
  • 16.
    • People engage in flexible licensing overwhelmingly for reputational reasons
            • Two-thirds choose to limit public use to noncommercial use only
    • Two-thirds permit derivatives
    Most popular license elements
  • 17. first court case
  • 18.
    • “ In principle, Curry owns the copyright in the four photos, and the photos, by their posting on that website, are subject to the [Creative Commons] License. Therefore Audax should observe the conditions that control the use by third parties of the photos as stated in the License…The claim [...] will therefore be allowed; defendants will be enjoined from publishing all photos that [Curry] has published on www.flickr.com, unless this occurs in accordance with the conditions of the License.”
        • Curry v. Audax, District Court of Amsterdam – March 9, 2006 , Interim measure, Case no. 334492 / KG 06-176 SR
    Amsterdam court ruling
  • 19. CC China Mainland
  • 20. CC uses in Mainland China China Open Resources for Education Yupoo Web 2.0 Start-up
  • 21. CC Taiwan
  • 22. examples in Taiwan Intellectual Property Office Ministry of Education Education Resources
  • 23. more examples in Taiwan Taiwan Digital Art and Information Center Novel in Taiwan CC License Album in Taiwan CC License
  • 24. other examples Magnatune Record Label license music in CC Jamendo Music Platform license music in CC
  • 25. other examples MIT Open Courseware
  • 26. local examples OpenRadio HK Daayu Web 2.0 Start-up
  • 27. demonstration
    • Creativecommons .org
    • CC Search
    • CC Mixter
    • Education
  • 28. This presentation contains elements or contributions from:
    • Ben Cheng
    • Catharina Maracke, Creative Commons International
    • Creative Commons Austria/Public Voice Lab
  • 29. Thanks! Rebecca MacKinnon [email_address] This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/