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Re: Translating Publishing Open Government Data

From: Antti Poikola <antti.poikola@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 11:31:32 +0200
Message-ID: <4AE6BDF4.3090608@googlemail.com>
To: Jose Manuel Alonso <josema.alonso@fundacionctic.org>
CC: Antti Poikola <antti.poikola@gmail.com>, Daniel Dietrich <daniel@opendata-network.org>, daniel@citizencontact.com, w3c-translators@w3.org, public-egov-ig@w3.org
> What kind of CC? Why do you think it's restrictive?
> The copyright notice is here:
> http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/ipr-notice#Copyright
> I don't believe it's restrictive. It's probably quite like a CC-BY-ND.

For me it was mentally restrictive because I, as typical internet user, 
don't click many links and go deep into the licence documents. I made my 
fast probaply errorneus judgement after reading this:

Copyright <http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/ipr-notice#Copyright>  
2009 W3C <http://www.w3.org/>^ (MIT <http://www.csail.mit.edu/>, ERCIM 
<http://www.ercim.org/>, Keio <http://www.keio.ac.jp/>), All Rights 
Reserved. W3C liability 
trademark <http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/ipr-notice#W3C_Trademarks> 
and document use 
<http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/copyright-documents> rules apply.

It says "All Rights Reserved", so I made the assumption thet the link 
leeds to some typically restrictive copyright notice. Creative Commons 
licences are well known and give the immediate idea that this is not 
meant to be restricted.

This is a sort of usability issue with copyright notices.

Received on Tuesday, 27 October 2009 09:32:11 UTC

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