[tdwg-tag] open data

Roderic Page r.page at bio.gla.ac.uk
Fri Nov 20 18:31:43 CET 2009

Dear Jonathan,

Thanks for this. There's been a small discussion of Creative Common on http://biodiversity.stackexchange.com/questions/14/can-we-use-creative-commons-licenses-for-biodiversity-data 

One of the answers refers to the blog post that you mention.



On 20 Nov 2009, at 15:54, Jonathan Rees wrote:

> Sorry for the spam, but the subjects of data copyright, data
> licensing, and public domain came up repeatedly in conversations I had
> at the TDWG conference. I know this isn't really a technical issue,
> but tdwg-tag is the only TDWG list I'm on (so far). I'm hoping some of
> you will circulate the following pointer to your colleagues working on
> data policy. The article explains some of the issues around copyright
> and licensing as they pertain to data and gives the current Creative
> Commons position.
> "Remembering Babel: Open Data Sharing & Integration"
> post by Thinh Nguyen, Science Commons
> http://sciencecommons.org/weblog/archives/2009/11/19/remembering-babel-open-data-sharing-integration/
> Best
> Jonathan
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