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Friday, October 16 • 15:30 - 16:50
CC Licensing the Sum of All Knowledge: Community and Legal Considerations for Wikipedia and Platforms

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In the past few years, we have seen some big picture changes in the role of free licenses on the internet. A growing number of platforms have thriving communities that are empowered to share and remix content using the Creative Commons licenses. Wikipedia, as a large platform with CC content, provides valuable insights into the importance of free licensing. The Wikimedia community has used CC licenses for encyclopedia articles, incorporating free and public domain images, video, sound, and other media.

Part 1 - 35 min
We will cover importance of CC for Wikimedia. We will discuss which licenses are used on Wikimedia projects (and how often), the advantages of of free licenses for Wikipedia contributors and users, and some lessons from hosting a large repository of CC content. We will then discuss issues and considerations for upgrading Wikipedia from BY-SA 3.0 to 4.0.

Part 2 - 40 min
Many, if not most, websites have legal terms of service that create potential conflicts with CC licensing. This workshop will cover the most common pitfalls and work through possible solutions. We will discuss the interoperability problems found deep within the legal fine print of many websites. We will discuss practical use cases where these issues pose a real world problem for users. We will pick a typical question from potential reusers, and examine how best to answer it. The hope is that we walk away with a better understanding of how to handle these issues more efficiently across platforms.

If we have time, we will also discuss 4.0 upgrade considerations for platforms beyond Wikipedia.

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Jane Park

Director of Platforms & Partnerships, Creative Commons
Jane directs CC’s work with platforms to create a more vibrant and usable commons. She has ten years of organizational experience in the design, strategy, and execution of socially innovative programs in education, communications, and global network growth.

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Baden Appleyard

National Director, AusGOAL
I am a Barrister of the Supreme Court of Queensland and Barrister of the High Court of Australia. I am also the National Programme Director for the Australian Governments' Open Access and Licensing (AusGOAL) Programme. AusGOAL is the Australian Governments' programme for opening... Read More →
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Stephen LaPorte

Legal Counsel, Wikimedia Foundation
I'm an open source and data visualization enthusiast.
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Sarah Pearson

General Counsel, Creative Commons

Friday October 16, 2015 15:30 - 16:50 KST
5. Hangeul Museum Auditorium (167 seats) National Hangeul Museum 139, Seoubinggo-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, 04383, Korea

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