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Open Data Commons
Jordan S. Hatcher, JD, LLM

Co-founder, Open Data Commons
Board of Directors, Open Knowledge Foundation
...
Open Knowledge Foundation
    http://www.okfn.org
We promote open knowledge
• Use
             • Reuse
             • Redistribute
“open”
             • Commercial use allowed
             • Attribu...
http://www.okfn.org/projects
OpenDataCommons.org
    Legal tools for Open Data
No access without
                    (permission culture)
      permission
Access with permission   (open culture)
What is the stop?
© Copyright 2010. All Rights Reserved.
Database Rights
No access without
                    (permission culture)
      permission
Options

1. Ask for a licence.

2. Use under an exception
   (fair use or fair dealing).

3.   Infringe

4.   Use somethin...
What is the go?
•   lawyers
                      •   money
opendatacommons   <   •   paperwork
                      •   time
Options

1. Ask for a licence.

2. Use under an exception
   (fair use or fair dealing).

3.   Infringe

4.   Use somethin...
Options

1. Ask for a licence.

2. Use under an exception
   (fair use or fair dealing).

3.   Infringe

4.   Use somethin...
• Use
             • Reuse
             • Redistribute
“open”
             • Commercial use allowed
             • Attribu...
What is open data?
Open data is the application of many the same
principles and philosophies as free and open source
software and open conten...
OpenDataCommons.org
    Legal tools for Open Data
Legal solutions for open data:
(some options)

Open Data Commons
 • Open Database License (ODbL) (+ DbCL)
 • Attribution o...
Open Database License (ODbL)
http://www.opendatacommons.org/licenses/odbl/
Attribution Database License
(ADbL)
      http://www.opendatacommons.org/licenses/by/
Public Domain Dedication &
License (PDDL)
PDDL




http://www.opendatacommons.org/licenses/pddl/1.0/
Legal solutions for open data:
(some options)

Open Data Commons
 • Open Database License (ODbL) (+ DbCL)
 • Attribution o...
Closing thoughts
1. democracy



  why?               2. transparency
(some suggestions)



                     3. encouraging innovation
Create screen-scraping friendly
    terms and conditions
Thanks!

www.OpenDataCommons.org
www.okfn.org/support

Jordan S. Hatcher



e: webcontact ]AT[ opencontentlawyer D O T com...
Questions?
www.fishsubsidy.org and www.farmsubsidy.org are projects of EU Transparency at http://
www.followthemoney.eu/

Stopalicious...
paperwork2
by isaac bowen
CC-BY-SA http://www.flickr.com/photos/isaacbowen/2752095700/

Stopwatch
by wwarby
CC-BY http://ww...
Thanks!

www.OpenDataCommons.org
www.okfn.org/support

Jordan S. Hatcher



e: webcontact ]AT[ opencontentlawyer D O T com...
Questions?
Open Data Commons introduction - Future Everything May 2010
Open Data Commons introduction - Future Everything May 2010
Open Data Commons introduction - Future Everything May 2010
Open Data Commons introduction - Future Everything May 2010
Open Data Commons introduction - Future Everything May 2010
Open Data Commons introduction - Future Everything May 2010
Open Data Commons introduction - Future Everything May 2010
Open Data Commons introduction - Future Everything May 2010
Open Data Commons introduction - Future Everything May 2010
Open Data Commons introduction - Future Everything May 2010
Open Data Commons introduction - Future Everything May 2010
Open Data Commons introduction - Future Everything May 2010
Open Data Commons introduction - Future Everything May 2010
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Open Data Commons introduction - Future Everything May 2010

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Presentation on open data panel at Future Everything in Manchester, UK, on May 2010 by Jordan Hatcher jordanhatcher.com and okfn.org.

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Open Data Commons introduction - Future Everything May 2010

  1. 1. Open Data Commons Jordan S. Hatcher, JD, LLM Co-founder, Open Data Commons Board of Directors, Open Knowledge Foundation Lawyer and strategy consultant in IP/IT
  2. 2. Open Knowledge Foundation http://www.okfn.org
  3. 3. We promote open knowledge
  4. 4. • Use • Reuse • Redistribute “open” • Commercial use allowed • Attribution & Share Alike requirements = okay www.opendefinition.org
  5. 5. http://www.okfn.org/projects
  6. 6. OpenDataCommons.org Legal tools for Open Data
  7. 7. No access without (permission culture) permission
  8. 8. Access with permission (open culture)
  9. 9. What is the stop?
  10. 10. © Copyright 2010. All Rights Reserved.
  11. 11. Database Rights
  12. 12. No access without (permission culture) permission
  13. 13. Options 1. Ask for a licence. 2. Use under an exception (fair use or fair dealing). 3. Infringe 4. Use something else
  14. 14. What is the go?
  15. 15. • lawyers • money opendatacommons < • paperwork • time
  16. 16. Options 1. Ask for a licence. 2. Use under an exception (fair use or fair dealing). 3. Infringe 4. Use something else
  17. 17. Options 1. Ask for a licence. 2. Use under an exception (fair use or fair dealing). 3. Infringe 4. Use something else
  18. 18. • Use • Reuse • Redistribute “open” • Commercial use allowed • Attribution & Share Alike requirements = okay www.opendefinition.org
  19. 19. What is open data?
  20. 20. Open data is the application of many the same principles and philosophies as free and open source software and open content projects such as Creative Commons to data and databases.
  21. 21. OpenDataCommons.org Legal tools for Open Data
  22. 22. Legal solutions for open data: (some options) Open Data Commons • Open Database License (ODbL) (+ DbCL) • Attribution only (ADbL) • Public Domain Dedication and License (PDDL) Creative Commons • CC0
  23. 23. Open Database License (ODbL)
  24. 24. http://www.opendatacommons.org/licenses/odbl/
  25. 25. Attribution Database License (ADbL) http://www.opendatacommons.org/licenses/by/
  26. 26. Public Domain Dedication & License (PDDL)
  27. 27. PDDL http://www.opendatacommons.org/licenses/pddl/1.0/
  28. 28. Legal solutions for open data: (some options) Open Data Commons • Open Database License (ODbL) (+ DbCL) • Attribution only (ADbL) • Public Domain Dedication and License (PDDL) Creative Commons • CC0
  29. 29. Closing thoughts
  30. 30. 1. democracy why? 2. transparency (some suggestions) 3. encouraging innovation
  31. 31. Create screen-scraping friendly terms and conditions
  32. 32. Thanks! www.OpenDataCommons.org www.okfn.org/support Jordan S. Hatcher e: webcontact ]AT[ opencontentlawyer D O T com w: www.jordanhatcher.com All original and CC-BY-SA derivative works licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 UK: Scotland Licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/scotland/
  33. 33. Questions?
  34. 34. www.fishsubsidy.org and www.farmsubsidy.org are projects of EU Transparency at http:// www.followthemoney.eu/ Stopalicious 2 by CarbonNYC CC-BY http://flickr.com/photos/carbonnyc/33413040/ London Map data CC-BY-SA Open Street Map and contributors Europe by Albertane CC-BY-SA http://www.flickr.com/photos/albertane/120077777/ Go sign by renaissancechambara CC-BY http://www.flickr.com/photos/renaissancechambara/2675238450/ The Elect. Not the elected. CC-BY-SA by Steve Punter http://www.flickr.com/photos/spunter/2907555506/ £20 holograms, by austinevan CC BY http://flickr.com/photos/austinevan/1741532398/
  35. 35. paperwork2 by isaac bowen CC-BY-SA http://www.flickr.com/photos/isaacbowen/2752095700/ Stopwatch by wwarby CC-BY http://www.flickr.com/photos/wwarby/3296379139/ An empty tin can.by Sun Ladder, CC-BY-SA http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Empty_tin_can2009-01-19.jpg here it is again its a A Bucket-Wheel Excavator CC-BY by mush2274 http://www.flickr.com/photos/mush2274/2294179491/in/set-72157605128216131/ All other trademarks are copyright / trademark their respective owners. Some works may appear here under exceptions or exclusions to copyright and trademark law such as fair use / fair dealing and are not covered by the CC license over this work and these exclusions or exceptions may not apply to you.
  36. 36. Thanks! www.OpenDataCommons.org www.okfn.org/support Jordan S. Hatcher e: webcontact ]AT[ opencontentlawyer D O T com w: www.jordanhatcher.com All original and CC-BY-SA derivative works licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 UK: Scotland Licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/scotland/
  37. 37. Questions?

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