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

Paweł Szczęsny ps at pawelszczesny.org
Tue Jun 12 07:46:35 UTC 2012

On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 9:16 AM, Diane Cabell <diane at cabell.us> wrote:
> Zero may also be enforceable outside of Poland.

That's true. But that is not a good _reason_ to choose Zero _here_,
don't you think? Anyway, I don't have anything against Zero, except
that I don't think it differs in practice that much from CC-BY. Both
are good enough for data sharing.

Best wishes

> Moral rights and data sharing are simply inconsistent, imho.
> dc
> On Jun 12, 2012, at 7:56 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...
>> 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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