[open-science] Data sharing policy for citizen science projects?

Paweł Szczęsny ps at pawelszczesny.org
Tue Jun 12 06:56:02 UTC 2012

It's a good point, except that such option isn't available everywhere
(the last time I checked, CC0 isn't compatible with Polish law, so we
don't have it ported here). But on the other hand CC0 defaults to
CC-BY in here, so probably one can use it in a culturally readable


On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 2:51 PM, Diane Cabell <diane at cabell.us> wrote:
> Please also consider CC Zero at http://creativecommons.org/about/cc0.  It is machine readable and avoids attribution stacking.
> Diane Cabell
> Oxford eResearch Centre
> Creative Commons
> iCommons Ltd
> On Jun 11, 2012, at 1:21 PM, Paweł Szczęsny wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> In genomics there are at least three slightly different approaches to
>> _rapid_ data sharing agreements: Ft. Lauderdale agreement, Batavia
>> Open Genomic Data License or simply release into public domain.
>> Agreements/policies/contracts other than PDD are made to either
>> protect data creators (most often) or prevent certain uses (rarely)
>> _before_ the data is already published/described in a manuscript/etc.
>> Once the paper is out, final version of the data is PD or OpenData.
>> Now, the question is whether there is any general
>> policy/agreement/contract on _rapid_ data sharing from citizen science
>> projects similar to the ones in genomics? Can we extend/modify Batavia
>> OGD License (which I like, as it encourages openness)? I feel that in
>> upcoming wave of citizen science projects rapid data sharing will
>> become a priority.
>> Best wishes
>> PS
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