[okfn-coord] OKF/LSE application for COMMUNIA workshop, March 2009

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Thu Aug 21 14:32:25 UTC 2008

On 20/08/08 19:08, Jonathan Gray wrote:
> Just to follow on from this, its occurred to me that we could be in 
> quite a good position to do one on data. Not only do we then have all of 
> the scope for discussion of the Database Right, and related legal 
> questions - which I think is appropriate given both COMMUNIA's scope and 
> the OKF's expertise; but we can also tie in discussions of finding data, 
> whether its European PSI, raw data from scientific research, or 
> whatever. Also the sharing/re-using data angle, and technical 
> discussions of repositories, etc. It would complement the emphasis on 
> copyrightable materials that most workshops have taken so far.

Sounds good. I think you could entitle it: "Data and the Public Domain". 
Please do go ahead and draft something for this if you are happy to.

By the way what date is the workshop scheduled for? We need to take this 
into account for scheduling OKCon ...


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