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01/13/2017 at 19:51. Facebook
"The concept of sharing research is not new in physics. Open access to research is now a growing worldwide initiative ... The main purpose of the web was to enable researchers contributing to CERN from all over the world share documents, including scientific drafts, no matter what computer systems they were using."

How the insights of the Large Hadron Collider are being made open to everyone

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01/13/2017 at 19:40. Facebook
The Gates Foundation is standing up for its zero embargo CC BY #OpenAccess licensing policy. Well done.

Gates Foundation research can’t be published in top journals

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01/13/2017 at 00:27. Facebook
Nice take from Brandon Butler of the University of Virginia Library: "Here’s a crazy idea: maybe the next Register of Copyrights should register copyrights ... Searching for information about copyrighted works should be as easy as finding a book in a library catalog (which is one reason the Office could benefit from living inside the Library of Congress). Instead, it’s a painful, fragmented...
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Library Experts Weigh in On Next Register of Copyrights

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01/11/2017 at 19:09. Facebook
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01/11/2017 at 18:59. Facebook
“The measures proposed in the Commission’s proposal stem from an unbalanced vision of copyright as an issue between rightsholders and ‘infringers.’ The proposal chooses to ignore limitations and exceptions to copyright, fundamental freedoms, and existing users’ practices,” Communia says. #FixCopyright

Public Domain Project Calls on EU to Abandon Piracy Filter Proposals - TorrentFreak

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01/11/2017 at 18:58. Facebook
On his blog just before Christmas, Vice President Ansip made a case for a simple copyright law for education to help Europe’s teachers and students. While we can only support a simple copyright law that supports education instead of making it harder for educators to teach, the Commission did not pro...

Ansip is forgetting about important parts of education - International Communia Association

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01/11/2017 at 16:38. Facebook
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01/11/2017 at 16:37. Facebook
What are the small things you're doing for Creative Commons? Whether it's encouraging your local communities to adopt CC, licensing your work, or giving back to your community in another way, please reach out with some writing (any language you feel comfortable writing in,) a video, a photo, or anything else that tells a story about why CC matters to you. Creativity is much appreciated! Show...
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01/10/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
"22 Federal departments and agencies accounting for more than 99 percent of U.S. Federal R&D expenditures now have public access plans in place"

Making Federal Research Results Available to All

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From The Getty: Using Open-Source Software to Protect English Heritage

Using Open-Source Software to Protect English Heritage

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COMMUNIA has published a series of position papers dealing with the various parts of the proposal for a Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. The next step in the legislative process will be providing specific textual changes to the proposed Directive. This amended language will be introduced by Members of the European Parliament and negotiated within the relevant committees....
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Communia publishes position papers to untangle lackluster EU copyright proposal - Creative Commons

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Today we are publishing the fifth in a series of position papers dealing with the various parts of the European Commission’s proposal for a Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (the previous papers dealt with the education exception, text and data mining, the press publisher’s right a...

EU copyright should protect users' rights and prevent content filtering - International Communia Association

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From the report: "Federal agencies can facilitate international sharing of scientific data by expressly stating that they are available for use globally through mechanisms such as worldwide public domain dedications and permissive open licenses, as appropriate, if there are any proprietary or intellectual property rights associated with the data."

Strengthening Global Sharing of Scientific Data and Research Findings

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Traditionally, at the beginning of the new year we celebrated what is known as Public Domain Day: on the first of January of any given year the works of authors who have been dead for more than 70 years enter the public domain. As this is a decisive year for copyright reform in the EuropeanContinue…

The proposed publishers right is an attack on the public domain - International Communia Association

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"There are no credible policy reasons to extend the copyright term beyond that of life + plus 50 years. However, there are billions of reasons in the form of dollars for shareholders in legacy copyright-based companies, such as Disney, to do so." #FixCopyright

Welcome, Mr. Walt Disney, to the Canadian Public Domain

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Want to protect your digital rights in 2017? Check out this guide from HACK BLOSSOM #feminist #cybersecurity [ Goo.gl Link ] (Spanish+English) #CCBY

HACK*BLOSSOM: Resources

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