Should the Blogosphere Adopt the Creative Commons Licensing Model?

1 Comments Written by on November 12, 2008 | Posted in Content Licensing, Software Licensing

A posting by Kevin Smith on the Scholarly Communications @ Duke Blog explores the argument that the academic world should consider adopting the Creative Commons Licensing system for their academic works. The article got me to thinking: should the blogosphere consider adopting the same model? Smith’s argument is that the problem with the current copyright […]

Blogosphere Reacts to Associated Press Assault on Fair Use Doctrine

Should the Associated Press have the right to set its own standards as to how much quoting from an Associated Press article constitutes fair use and how much requires the payment of a royalty? The Associated Press (“A.P.”) apparently thinks so, based on recent coverage of its plans to adopt blogging guidelines for quoting A.P. […]

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