Published on October 10, 2009
teaching and learning in a digital world (without breaking the law*) * While I’m very interested in this area, and have tried to learn as much as possible about it... I am NOT a lawyer chris betcher
copyright plagiarism intellectual property online identity social networks digital ethics
copyright intellectual property
you own your ideas
when we share, we all beneﬁt
not every law is sensible
sharing transmits culture
borrowing is not stealing
“Overprotecting intellectual property is as as harmful as underprotecting it. Creativity is impossible without a rich public domain. Overprotection stiﬂes the the very creative forces it is supposed to nurture... ... Nothing today, likely nothing since we tamed ﬁre, is genuinely new: Culture, like science and technology, grows by accretion, each new creator building on the works of those who came before” Judge Alex Kozinski US Court of Appeals
if you make it, you own it
do not use ...without permission
there are alternatives
all rights some rights public reserved reserved domain
free, as in speech free, as in beer
Images •Flickr (CC Search) •FlickrCC •FlickrStorm •The Commons •The Open Photo Project •Wikimedia Commons •Google (CC Search) •OpenClipArt •PhotoEverywhere
Audio •CC Mixter •Jamendo •SpinXpress •Wikimedia Commons •MusOpen •OpSound •OLPC Sound Archive •SoundClick •The FreeSound Project
Text Information •Wikipedia •Wikipedia for Schools •Project Gutenburg •Wikibooks •Wikijunior •Free-Reading •OER Commons •Curriki •Freebase
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