[open-science] [Open-access] February 25 is [[Copyright transfer agreement]] day
daniel.mietchen at googlemail.com
Sat Feb 25 16:02:04 UTC 2012
The video has been taken down as a supposed copyright violation,
primarily because of unclear provenance.
On Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 2:59 PM, Daniel Mietchen
<daniel.mietchen at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Not sure whether I follow you, Peter - surely, embedding on a
> Wikimedia page doesn't say much about copyright and licensing terms,
> but if you click on the video's preview image (rather than the play
> button), you are brought to the page with the metadata. That is
> standard on MediaWiki, and I thought you were aware of that.
> Or what am I missing?
> On Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 10:26 AM, Peter Murray-Rust <pm286 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:
>> On Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 12:18 AM, Daniel Mietchen
>> <daniel.mietchen at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>> The file is now live:
>>> On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 3:10 PM, Daniel Mietchen
>>> <daniel.mietchen at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>> > Dear all,
>>> > with the subject line, I mean that Alex Holcombe's video of a dialogue
>>> > between publisher and researcher about signing the copyright transfer
>>> > agreement
>>> > (
>>> > http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Scientist-meets-publisher-English.ogv
>>> > )
>>> > is going to be featured on the main page of Wikimedia Commons
>>> > (http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page )
>>> > under Media of the Day, with a link to
>>> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyright_transfer_agreement .
>>> > If you were thinking about blogging on such agreements or related
>>> > issues, tomorrow may be a good day for that.
>> The movie itself has no declaration of rights (unless I have missed it).
>> Embedding the movie in Wikimedia pages is fragile declaration of rights. A
>> simple CC-BY or CC0 on the credits is needed.
>> We discussed this on open-access meetup yesterday. Can we come up with a
>> simple digital means for stamping images and movies as CC-BY/0/PDDL? It's
>> not difficult to see how it could be done for images (create a bitmap,
>> replace the pixels with "@access CC0" or whatever. I'm sure I'm not the
>> first to think of it.
>>> > Cheers,
>>> > Daniel
>>> open-access mailing list
>>> open-access at lists.okfn.org
>> Peter Murray-Rust
>> Reader in Molecular Informatics
>> Unilever Centre, Dep. Of Chemistry
>> University of Cambridge
>> CB2 1EW, UK
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