So perhaps a new sub category for pages that will handle legal issues that
need clarification? Ten issues were mentioned so far and each could have
their own page explaining steps taken or planned to be taken as well as
other relevant information and links.
While my interest is on the copyright of DSOs by no means it is confided to
-- とある白い猫 (To Aru Shiroi Neko)
On Sun, Sep 23, 2012 at 10:31 PM, Federico Leva (Nemo)
Samuel Klein, 22/09/2012 19:25:
True. It would be good to have a community platform describing what
should be PD and what clarifications are needed
in which current laws to
clarify the matter.
As for PD, Communia's websites could perhaps be expanded in that way, it
could be a partnership to propose them?
Starting with relatively easy ones such as this,
digitized versions of the law, &c.
That would make it easy to both unify public support behind a specific
idea, and to offer next steps to politicians or lawyers who decide to
get involved in making them happen. And it would help the WMF,
chapters, and other large movement groups to run a campaign for a
specific change if that is called for.
This is surely something Meta can be used for, but it's probably not that
good a platform. But I'm not good at planning political campaigns like this.
Right now there is no permanent collection of these sorts of positions;
the thread on Commons VP is simply archived. And
there are dozens of
other conversations that lead to useful human-readable syntheses of the
current state of international copyright law, which aren't quite
gathered together in one place. Compiling these discussions and
approaches into a single forum for copyright issues would also be a
general service to everyone who cares about the copyfight.
Factual documentation should not necessarily be all centralised. Commons
and Wikisource complement each other quite well, I found; on the other hand
(English) Wikipedia's project pages are mostly confusing duplicate content
and should mostly be moved elsewhere.
On Meta perhaps? Currently there are separate discussions on commons,
The category and its parent need some categorization effort (I did some
but not everything), there's much more stuff around although not as much as
one could want.
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