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

Raphael Ritz raphael.ritz at incf.org
Tue Jun 12 07:01:05 UTC 2012

On 6/12/12 8:56 AM, Paweł Szczęsny wrote:
> 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
> sense...

FWIW: according to http://figshare.com/faqs#q9
'figshare' defaults to (or requires even) CC0 for data sets
and CC-BY for everything else.


> Thanks
> PS
> 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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