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News industry requirement: action "license"

From: Michael Steidl \(IPTC\) <mdirector@iptc.org>
Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2012 10:58:44 +0100
To: "'ODRL Community Group'" <public-odrl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <00a301cdbe60$cdb2d700$69188500$@iptc.org>
Hi ODRLers:

 

The RightsML group of IPTC is currently running an Experimental Phase of
this standard which builds on ODRL.

One of the feedbacks is: how to express that content is licensed to a party:

-          The ODRL action "sell" defines that it is about trading an asset
- which is understood by the legislation of many countries the a full
transition of the ownership is executed. This is not the case for licensing.

-          The ODR action "lease" defines that an asset is made available
for a fixed period of time. The licensing of news content is in most cases
in perpetuity.

-          The ODR action "give" defines the period as "in perpetuity" - but
"without exchange of value", which is not the business model of most news
providers ;-)

 

Please point at any existing actions with an appropriate definition or
please think about adding this action to the ODRL vocabulary:

Name: license

Definition: The act of making available the asset to a third-party in
perpetuity with exchange of value.

 

Thanks,

 

Michael

 

Michael Steidl

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