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Creative commons

  1. 1. Creative Commons
  2. 2. Creative Commons <ul><li>Creative commons wants to help define the spectrum of possibilities between full copyright - all rights reserved -- and public domain -- no rights reserved. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Copyright © <ul><li>New works are automatically protected by full copyright -- whether you file for protection or not. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the © or not. </li></ul><ul><li>What about people who want to share their work with certain terms? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Ideas <ul><li>Creative Common licenses are designed for people who understand that innovation and new ideas come from building off of existing ideas. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Creative Commons <ul><li>Every Creative Commons license allows the world to distribute, display, copy, and webcast your word -- provided they abide by your conditions </li></ul>
  6. 6. 4 Conditions <ul><li>Attribution Requirement </li></ul><ul><li>I'm a budding photographer and I want to get my name and work out on the web. The attribution option lets people freely redistribute my photos as long as they give me credit. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Attribution License <ul><li>When Mario comes across my site, he knows he can use my photo provided he gives me credit. </li></ul><ul><li>No need to contact me </li></ul><ul><li>Name must be mentioned and Mario must link to my attribution license. </li></ul>
  8. 8. No Commercial Use <ul><li>Share photograph with the world but prohibits others from making money off it. </li></ul><ul><li>Need my permission for commercial purpose. </li></ul><ul><li>$$ </li></ul>
  9. 9. No Commercial Use <ul><li>José, a teacher, wants to put your photo on his class's web site, he can do it without asking. </li></ul><ul><li>Still has to link to my license -- so other people can know how they can and can't reuse it. </li></ul>
  10. 10. No Commercial Use <ul><li>If Moly wants to include my photo in a book she's producing for profit. </li></ul><ul><li>She must get my permission. </li></ul>
  11. 11. No Derivative Works <ul><li>Others can copy and redistribute the photo. </li></ul><ul><li>Only without transforming it </li></ul><ul><li>Want photos distributed only in their whole, original state. </li></ul>
  12. 12. No Derivative Works <ul><li>Maya wants to crop my photo and include in a collage she's working on. </li></ul><ul><li>Maya needs to ask my permission. </li></ul><ul><li>She can copy and distribute the photo in its original form. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Share Alike <ul><li>Requires people who transform or build on my original photograph to make the resulting work available on the same terms I gave them. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Attribution, Noncommercial, Share Alike <ul><li>With this combination, Maya can modify and use my photo in her collage as long as she releases the whole collage on the same terms I offer her. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Attribution, Noncommercial, Share Alike <ul><li>Maya must also comply with the original license by giving me credit and asking my permission before making money from her collage. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Combinations <ul><li>The 4 options can be combined to reflect your preferences. </li></ul><ul><li>11 combinations total </li></ul>
  17. 17. Public Domain <ul><li>If you want to release all control of your work to the public with no conditions whatsoever. </li></ul><ul><li>Creative commons website can be used to dedicate your work to the public domain. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Share a wide rage of creative works on your own terms
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  20. 20. Credits Cartoon concept and design by Neeru Paharia Original illustrations by Ryan Junell Photos by Matt Haughey Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution License