This is a Closed submission for Wikimania 2019. It has been reviewed and was not accepted.
Copyright Workshop[edit | edit source]
- Copyright Laws & Bizarre Effects on Wiki
- Practical tips about copyright & Wiki
- Change needed?
Description[edit | edit source]
Copyright is useful for artists, but is often a hindrance for Wiki. That's also because copyright laws are different per country. Freedom of Panorama and Fair Use make things easier, but are not accepted in many countries. These issues will be discussed in this session.
Relationship to the theme[edit | edit source]
This session will address the conference theme — Wikimedia, Free Knowledge and the Sustainable Development Goals — in the following manner:
- This session will discuss copyright. Tips will be given to use copyright in a positive way.
Session outcomes[edit | edit source]
At the end of the session, the following will have been achieved:
- Attendees will have more knowledge on copyright
- Knowledge about how to go to the limits of the copyright rules
Session leader(s)[edit | edit source]
- Jos Damen
Usernames[edit | edit source]
Affiliation/country[edit | edit source]
- the Netherlands
E-mail contact[edit | edit source]
Session type[edit | edit source]
Each Space at Wikimania 2019 will have specific format requests. The program design prioritises submissions which are future-oriented and directly engage the audience. The format of this submission is a:
- Discussion-based training
- Workshop to identify and try to solve problem
Length of session[edit | edit source]
If other than 20 minutes, specify how long
Supporting work[edit | edit source]
Requirements[edit | edit source]
The session will work best with these conditions:
Room with projector & screen