Presentation on theme: "1 1 1 [ideas clarity results] iCommons - Different Licences for Different Contexts: Similarities and differences between Creative Commons and Free for."— Presentation transcript:
1 1 1 [ideas clarity results] iCommons - Different Licences for Different Contexts: Similarities and differences between Creative Commons and Free for Education Ian Oi Special Counsel 11 May 2004 MM
2 [ideas clarity results] Agenda Background of Creative Commons Comparisons with the Ffe Licence Going forward
3 [ideas clarity results] Creative Commons nonprofit company Harvard, Stanford Inspired by: Open Source Software Licences - eg, GNU GPL Larry Lessig: Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace (1999) The Future of Ideas: The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World (2001) Free Culture (2004) Licence Elements: Attribution - Yes/No? Commercial use - Yes/No? Modifications - Yes/No? If Yes, Share and Sharealike – Yes/No?
4 [ideas clarity results] The Creative Commons Codes
6 [ideas clarity results] iCommons Australia Lead affiliate: Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Project leads: Tom Cochrane (Deputy Vice Chancellor QUT) Tom Cochrane Professor Brian Fitzgerald Head of Law School (QUT)Brian Fitzgerald Ian Oi (Blake Dawson Waldron Lawyers) Ian Oi First draft Australian licence released – goto Public consultation commenced Morals rights? GST? TPA? Jurisdiction & Enforcement Treatment of derivative works? Other licences to follow
7 [ideas clarity results] Comparisons I AEShareNet-FfECreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial- ShareAlike PurposeFree use for any Educational Purpose (but not Exploitation) Free use other than in any manner that is primarily intended for or directed toward commercial advantage or private monetary compensation (ie a commercial purpose). Scope of Rights Covered Copies permitted Edited Versions permitted Enhancements not permitted Compilation permitted, But Moral Rights preserved. All exclusive rights under copyright law (including to create Derivative Works), but Attribution right preserved. Licensor Warranty?Yes - Licensor warrants entitlement to grant licence and of non-infringement. Licensor indemnifies for liability arising from warranty breach Yes under Version 1. No under Version 2 (unless otherwise specified by Licensor).
8 [ideas clarity results] Comparisons II AEShareNet-FfECreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial- ShareAlike Territory? EverywhereEverywhere Corresponding International Licences? None.Yes: Current: USA and Japan In Development: Australia, Brazil, Catalonia, China, Croatia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Netherlands, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom Right to resupply, distribute or sublicence? None.Licensee can resupply or distribute original Work, and the licensor offers the recipient of the resupply or distribution a licence on the same terms. If Derivative Works distributed or supplied, this must be on the same Licence Elements as original Work (but can be under a corresponding international licence) Note: This applies only to CC ShareAlike.
9 [ideas clarity results] Going Forward Develop user guidance Use what when Dual licensing CC AeshareNet-Ffe Listing on CC "Choose License" webpage? Add Commons Deed and Machine-readable Digital Code to Ffe
10 [ideas clarity results] Copyright Notice This work is dual licensed under the AEShareNet-Ffe and the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License. To view a copy of the AEShareNet licence, visit To view a copy of the Creative Commons licence, visit