[Humanist] 29.491 granting permission (or not)

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Sat Nov 21 08:47:53 CET 2015


                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 29, No. 491.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2015 11:24:28 +0000
        From: "Alexander O'Connor" <alexander.oconnor at dcu.ie>
        Subject: Re:  29.487 granting permission (or not)
        In-Reply-To: <20151120111525.BE7B86F32 at digitalhumanities.org>


How does CC-BY-SA affect forwarding an email or quoting it to private
correspondents?

On 20 November 2015 at 11:15, Humanist Discussion Group
<willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk> wrote:
>                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 29, No. 487.
>             Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
>                        www.digitalhumanities.org/humanist
>                 Submit to: humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org
>
>   [1]   From:    maurizio lana <maurizio.lana at gmail.com>                   (33)
>         Subject: Re:  29.483 granting permission (or not)
>
>   [2]   From:    maurizio lana <maurizio.lana at gmail.com>                   (26)
>         Subject: Re:  29.483 granting permission (or not)
>
>
> --[1]------------------------------------------------------------------------
>         Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2015 12:42:03 +0100
>         From: maurizio lana <maurizio.lana at gmail.com>
>         Subject: Re:  29.483 granting permission (or not)
>         In-Reply-To: <20151118063220.4BD416EF3 at digitalhumanities.org>
>
> Il 18/11/15 07:32, Humanist Discussion Group ha scritto:
>      One general solution (though perhaps this is entering
>      hammer-cracking-nut territory) may be to assert for the future that
>      Humanist postings are deemed to be made with the CC-BY or CC-BY-SA
>      licence [1], put a note to this effect in the list signature, and
>      alert
>      folk to this when they sign up.  That would assert that the text of
>      the
>      postings is copyrighted by the authors, but that people are free to
>      reuse it as long as the source is quoted.  In this particular case,
>      the
>      publisher permissions checker could tick the relevant box
>      straightforwardly and unambiguously.
>
>      [1] The latter is the variant used by, for example, Wikipedia
>      <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Copyrights>
> agree
> maurizio
>
> --
> The digital is neither inherently a site of innovation
> nor a necessarily useful innovation in itself.
> The digital methods need to be carefully
> thought through, motivated, and explained.
> (White paper on digital scholarly editions, CSE, MLA)
> -------
> il corso di informatica umanistica: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85JsyJw2zuw
> la biblioteca digitale del latino tardo: http://www.digiliblt.unipmn.it/
> a day in the life of DH2013: http://dayofdh2013.matrix.msu.edu/digiliblt/
> che cosa sono le digital humanities: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4JqLst_VKCA
>
> -------
> Maurizio Lana
> Universit?  del Piemonte Orientale, Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici
> piazza Roma 36 - 13100 Vercelli
> tel. +39 347 7370925
>
>
> --[2]------------------------------------------------------------------------
>         Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2015 12:43:59 +0100
>         From: maurizio lana <maurizio.lana at gmail.com>
>         Subject: Re:  29.483 granting permission (or not)
>         In-Reply-To: <20151118063220.4BD416EF3 at digitalhumanities.org>
>
> Il 18/11/15 07:32, Humanist Discussion Group ha scritto:
>      Well, I am only a minor player in this forum, but I would suggest
>      that one not 'grant' any entity like Pearson a 'right' because one
>      cannot predict how their lawyers might later use it to assert
>      ownership of the whole archive!
>
>      Even a clear statement that it is in the public domain might tempt
>      them to ingest it into a database, add metadata and claim a 'database
>      right' over the whole archive!
> to this effect a CC BY-NC-SA would be suited
> maurizio
>
> --
> The digital is neither inherently a site of innovation
> nor a necessarily useful innovation in itself.
> The digital methods need to be carefully
> thought through, motivated, and explained.
> (White paper on digital scholarly editions, CSE, MLA)
> -------
> il corso di informatica umanistica: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85JsyJw2zuw
> la biblioteca digitale del latino tardo: http://www.digiliblt.unipmn.it/
> a day in the life of DH2013: http://dayofdh2013.matrix.msu.edu/digiliblt/
> che cosa sono le digital humanities: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4JqLst_VKCA
>
> -------
> Maurizio Lana
> Universit?  del Piemonte Orientale, Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici
> piazza Roma 36 - 13100 Vercelli
> tel. +39 347 7370925


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