Published on February 10, 2009
Some of the CC-licensed Projects in Taiwan Commons Crossroads: Defining the roadmap for CC in Asia & the Pacific 2009-02-04&05 Manila, Philippines Tyng-Ruey Chuang Creative Commons Taiwan Except for quoted texts and images, this work is released under the Creative Commons “Attribution-No Derivative Works 2.5 Taiwan” License.
Several Kinds of Projects • Community-based collaborative web sites – Taiwan Baseball Wiki – Wekey Wiki • Services/products by companies – streetvoice.com – PowerDirector 7 • Government agencies and programs – TELDAP (Taiwan e-Learning & Digital Archives Program)
Taiwan Baseball Wiki http://twbsball.dils.tku.edu.tw • A collaborative Wiki documenting Taiwan baseball history and current events. • Started in April 2005 by Prof. Sinn-Cheng Lin at Tamkang University. • Currently maintained by 1,400+ users, and has 14,000+ pages. • Use the CC “BY-NC 3.0” license. Made a transition from GNU FDL to CC “BY-NC” in April 2006. (Want to include third-party photos that are allowable only for non-commercial use.)
Wekey Wiki http://wekey.westart.tw/ • A collaboratively maintained directory and resource portal on free software packages. • “We key in the information using Wiki.” • What’s in the Wiki: What packages are available, where to download, how to use, and where to get help. • Use the CC “BY-SA 2.5 Taiwan” license. • A nice example of the mutual benefits — and cross promotion — of free software and open content.
streetvoice.com • A social networking site for music makers and music lovers. • Allow users to upload tracks with their own licensing conditions, including those of the Creative Commons licenses. • The site is operated and owned by Neutron Innovation (BVI) Ltd, a concert organizer and cross-promotion company.
Text in the previous slide is found on the production description pages in a company web site!
A video editing tool sold by CyberLink Corp. PowerDirector 7 http://www.cyberlink.com/multi/products/main_4_en_US.html
TELDAP Union Catalog http://catalog.digitalarchives.tw/ • A union catalog of digitized content collections from multiple institutions (museums, libraries, etc.). • 3,600,000+ items, all with metadata. • Citable and (permanently) linkable. • The default license for each item was CC “BY-NC- ND 2.0 Taiwan”. • Now under reconsideration: Issues of rights clearing, institution responsibility, and public licensing policy.
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History of Taiwan, ... though centuries of intermarriage makes it likely a fair number of Taiwanese have some aboriginal blood as well. ...
Back to Taiwan : Taiwan's Culture and Art. By ... one significant project is the extensive renovation of the ... , some with international ...
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... the firm is hailed as the best professional practice in Taiwan as well as ... large or complex projects. Here at KRIS YAO | ARTECH we understand ...
... Taiwan is a manufacturing powerhouse and a democratic nation. ... Taiwan | Facts and History. ... Some 98% of the Taiwanese are ethnically Han Chinese, ...
CROSS CULTURAL DIFFERENCES AND THEIR ... East Asian countries (China, Hong Kong, Taiwan ... The project used some of the highest levels of ...
** This is a preliminary, unpolished draft; some sections contain outlines for a larger project rather than fully developed ... revisits postwar Taiwan