IPTC and Rights Expression Languages

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Expressing permissions and restrictions for news content. IPTC has been working on a formal language for machine-readable expression of rights. This presentation reviews the requirements, the landscape of rights expression languages and the work we've been doing to establish a standard using ODRL and ACAP.

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IPTC and Rights Expression Languages

  1. 1. IPTC andRights Expression Languages<br />Stuart Myles<br />Associated Press<br />30thJune 2010<br />
  2. 2. © 2010 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved<br />2<br />Rights Examples<br />“No New York”<br />“Not for Yahoo”<br />“No Canada mobile”<br />“No sales”<br />“Any non-commercial use, requires attribution”<br />“No Internet/Mobile usage without Football Association Premier League (FAPL) license”<br />“No mobile use until 2 hours after the match, website users are obliged to comply with DFL restrictions”<br />
  3. 3. IPTC and Rights<br />In March 2010, we reviewed IPTC rights support<br />NITF, NewsML 1, the G2 Family<br />Each offers semi-structured natural language statements<br />Conclusion a machine-readable solution is required<br />Principally for use within the G2 family of standards<br />IPTC would prefer to select an existing language, rather than developing a new REL entirely from scratch<br />© 2010 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Rights Expression Language?<br />A machine-readable language to convey rights associated with a piece of content<br />Automatically answer the question <br />Can we use this content for this particular purpose?<br />Rights:<br />Permissions and restrictions on the use of a piece of content<br />Granted by a rights holder to a user<br />Basic Structure:<br />{Party A} grants {Party B} the right to {Action C} with {Item D} under {Condition E}<br />© 2010 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved<br />4<br />
  5. 5. IPTC and Rights<br />We identified candidate languages<br />PRISM, ODRL, PLUS, ACAP, DDM<br />Asked for members to supply example natural language rights statements for experimentation<br />Examples gathered from TR and AP<br />We decided to get involved with ACAP v2<br />Started to create a news profile for ODRL v2<br />Michael attended a DAM conference<br />Questions were raised about patents on RELs<br />© 2010 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Next Steps<br />IPTC members can contribute in a number of ways:<br />Supply more rights expression examples for evaluation<br />Get involved in the ACAP effort<br />Help develop the news-specific vocabularies<br />Help determine (confirm) the rights expression language<br />© 2010 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved<br />6<br />

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