Category Archives: copyright

ALRC Copyright Inquiry – Copyright in Public Domain Art

The Australian Law Reform Commission is currently undertaking a review of the Copyright Act – known as the Copyright and the Digital Economy Inquiry. The terms of reference and associated issues paper are broad and give tantalising hope that some … Continue reading

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Q) Who would you least expect to attend GLAM-WIKI:UK? A) The head of rights & reproductions at the National Portrait Gallery Yesterday Wikimedia UK formally announced the schedule for the forthcoming conference which includes an opening keynote by Cory Doctorow … Continue reading

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Open Culture 2010

“Open Culture 2010” conference has finished, long live the Open Culture conference. Last week at the Westergasfabriek park in Amsterdam – a brilliantly converted industrial estate-come-cultural precinct – Europeana hosted their annual event to show what they are planning to … Continue reading

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Public Domain Mark

I knew that Europeana groks the Public Domain, but not this much… As part of their “Open Culture 2010” conference that I’m keynoting tomorrow (sneak peek), Creative Commons have launched the PDM (Public Domain Mark) upon the world – and … Continue reading

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Apologies to those subscribed to the wikimedia blog planet and have seen this announcement before on the Wikimedia UK blog. Building on the good relationship with the British Museum from my residency there, Wikimedia UK have asked me to convene … Continue reading

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Deaccessioning by Copyright

The principal reason for my trip to New York – stop number three on my wiki-world museum tour 🙂 – was to deliver a guest lecture and workshop hosted by the Copyright Advisory Office of Columbia University on the relationship … Continue reading

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Following the adventures in Denver I was fortunate enough to be invited to speak in Indianapolis about Wikimedia, museums and especially about public art because Indy is the home of the “Wikipedia Saves Public Art” (WPSPA) wikiproject.1 As I’ve mentioned … Continue reading

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