[ccAustralia] CC licenses in education- a case study

Phil Long longpd at uq.edu.au
Thu Mar 10 21:09:08 EST 2011


Leigh - you'll have to fill in the blanks as to your reference to repeating "the long list of consequences we've mentioned here." i looked at the trail of comments to this discussion but didn't find the references to which yiu referred. Are this consequences real or hypothetical? Please forgive the apparent naievity of my question but I've found it a bit of a challenge to navigate between what appear to me to hypothetical risks and cases that have actually tested them.

Regards,
Phil


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On 11/03/2011, at 11:24, "Leigh Blackall" <leighblackall at gmail.com<mailto:leighblackall at gmail.com>> wrote:

Thanks Elliot,

Indeed it does enable 1 or 2 things I cited as restrictions, specifically reformatting and uploading to sites that accept media with such restrictions.

But, I would stop way short of then believing CC By NC ND is then "much less restrictive and therefore useful" Phil, especially in the case of this video, or any coming out of ALTC I'd imagine. I don't think I have to repeat the long list of consequences we've mentioned here.

The only experience I have found these restrictions useful, is in helping an extremely cautious or conservative person or organisation to take the first baby steps into Creative Commons licensing. The only people I have met who have a real need for these sorts of restrictions though, are people with justifiable commercial interests that would be threatened, or more importantly - people with cultural or traditional knowledge vulnerable to insensitive reuse or flat out exploitation.

ALTC and COFA have none of these concerns in this project - clearly.



On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 11:52 AM, Phil Long <<mailto:longpd at uq.edu.au>longpd at uq.edu.au<mailto:longpd at uq.edu.au>> wrote:
Elliot: thanks for that clarification. That makes the ND, NC provisions much less restrictive and therefore useful.

Leigh - that seems to me to indicate that you are free to put up the content on a commerically supported site as long as that commercial support is not derived from restricting anyone from viewing or performing the work uploaded. If they don't then they are just creating a collection that is accessible to anyone, as allowed by the NC clause. (Elliot correct me if I'm misinterpreting this).

Phil


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On 11/03/2011, at 10:24 AM, elliott bledsoe wrote:

hey all

leigh - although i take your point and actively encourage adoption of the broad cc licences, we support the opening of private rights in any way that makes copyright more useful for users and creators.

one additional quick comment, format shifting is permitted even under the no derivative licences:

the wording of the CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 Unported states:

3. License Grant. Subject to the terms and conditions of this License, Licensor hereby grants You a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, perpetual (for the duration of the applicable copyright) license to exercise the rights in the Work as stated below:

 1.  to Reproduce the Work, to incorporate the Work into one or more Collections, and to Reproduce the Work as incorporated in the Collections; and,
 2.  to Distribute and Publicly Perform the Work including as incorporated in Collections.

The above rights may be exercised in all media and formats whether now known or hereafter devised. The above rights include the right to make such modifications as are technically necessary to exercise the rights in other media and formats, but otherwise you have no rights to make Adaptations.

similarly the CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 Aus states:

3A Grant of Rights

Provided that the terms set out in this Licence are satisfied, the Licensor grants to You a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, perpetual (for the duration of the applicable copyright) licence to exercise the following rights:

 1.  Reproduce the Work;
 2.  incorporate the Work into one or more Collections;
 3.  Reproduce the Work as incorporated in any Collection;
 4.  Distribute and publicly perform the Work or the Work as incorporated in any Collection.

3B Media, Formats and No Derivative Works

The above rights may be exercised in any media or format whether now known or hereafter created. They include the right to make modifications that are technically necessary to exercise the rights in other media and formats. Other than such technical modifications, You have no rights to make Derivative Works.



_elliott

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On 6 March 2011 20:11, Leigh Blackall <<mailto:leighblackall at gmail.com>leighblackall at gmail.com<mailto:leighblackall at gmail.com>> wrote:
I'm interested why/how the video came to wear the license Non Commercial and No Derivatives? I saw no content within it that forced that...

Tama encouraged educational media producers, even students to use more liberal licenses, but was left high and dry by the producers of this video, looking slightly hypocritical as a result.

The Non Commercial restriction prevents me loading it to other commercially sustained video sharing sites, certainly most educational institutions these days, perhaps that was precisely the reason, this is the Australian education sector after all.. The No Derivative restriction prevents transcriptions, translations, sub titling, or maybe even copying it into an open standard format. Certainly I can't do anything with it but watch it at the location prescribe by the College.

I don't mean to be harsh, but how does the College, with a pretty high percentage of funding from Australian taxes, justify these restrictions? How did Tama come to give release for recordings of his face and words in this? Especially when it portrays the producers, and even Tama by association, as being more conservative than the Australian Government<http://agimo.govspace.gov.au/2010/10/07/government-2-0-update-%E2%80%93-amended-ip-principles-released/> these days!

There must be a reason, I'd like to know, it wasn't apparent in the video.


On Sun, Mar 6, 2011 at 6:32 PM, Jessica Coates <<mailto:j2.coates at qut.edu.au>j2.coates at qut.edu.au<mailto:j2.coates at qut.edu.au>> wrote:
Excellent advocating, sir
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Hi Catherine,

Glad it looks useful for your purposes. :) The point of the videos is
to share them, so obviously you can embed the YouTube video right now
if you want to.  The video us up under a CC license (BY NC ND), but if
you want a decent quality version, you might want to contact the COFA
team who filmed and made the videos.  The main contact person for this
is Simon McIntyre (LTTO Project Leader) <mailto:s.mcintyre at unsw.edu.au> s.mcintyre at unsw.edu.au<mailto:s.mcintyre at unsw.edu.au> (Phone
+61 2 9385 0631<tel:%2B61%202%209385%200631>).

Cheers,
Tama



On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 6:43 AM, Copyright <<mailto:copyright at cqu.edu.au>copyright at cqu.edu.au<mailto:copyright at cqu.edu.au>> wrote:
> Dear Tama,
>
> Would it be ok if I was to upload this video on our institution's websites especially the Library one and the copyright one. I'm encouraging lecturers to use CC materials and these videos would be really helpful.
>
> Regards,
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> Hi All,
>
> Of interest for CC users in Australia, and especially Australian
> educators, the COFA team have put together a series of online video
> and teaching and learning, with one in particular that I contributed
> to called "Understanding Creative Commons - Case Study" which examines
> using CC licenses in education (especially where students are creating
> media). It's basically a 9 minute YouTube clip and a related PDF fact
> sheet.   This might be useful for some folks on this list, so the link
> is <http://online.cofa.unsw.edu.au/learning-to-teach-online/ltto-episodes?view=video&video=239> http://online.cofa.unsw.edu.au/learning-to-teach-online/ltto-episodes?view=video&video=239
> or you can jump straight to the YouTube clip
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> Cheers,
> Tama
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