Legal Principles for Research Data - CLARIN licensing approach

16 Jan 2015

Thanks for sharing this, Pavel. Everyone on the IG, please take a look at the link by next Friday and be prepared to discuss how the IG might interact with CLARIN and use this in our output.
From: Pavel Stranak [***@***.***]
Sent: Friday, January 16, 2015 9:55 AM
To: Uhlir, Paul
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Subject: Re: Conference call January 16th (tomorrow) re Legal Principles for Research Data
Dear colleagues,
this is the tool I mentioned in the telco today. We created to help people to license data and software when they try to publish it and encourage them to use as open licenses as possible. We have included it into our repository workflow and it was designed with the language data in mind, but our goal is to make it quite generic, usable to any data and in any context, if possible.
Paweł Kamocki (CC) is the principle designer of the tool (all the logic, questions, choice of licenses). We are looking for any feedback, including a general one: is it a correct principle to encourage to resolve explicitly the licensing situation and publish scientific output under as open license as possible?
Pavel Stranak
On 15. 1. 2015, at 14:45, Uhlir, Paul <***@***.***> wrote:
Dear Colleagues,
In preparation for the call tomorrow, I again would like to provide the call in logistics and the agenda for the call. Please call in to a conferencing service (toll-free in the US), as last week:
Dial: +1 888 537 7715
Partcipant Code: 23350459#
For participants outside the US, the call is NOT toll free, so please use your Skype or other low-cost international system.
In this call, we will have a general discussion of:
1. The revised scope of the Legal Principles to focus on legal interoperability issues, rather than the broader scope at present. This was suggested by Christoph Bruch this week and seconded by Herbert Gruttmeier and Tracey Lauriault (and myself). A better definition of the audience also is part of that.
2. If we have time, we will discuss the Principles themselves, but they will clearly have to be restructured significantly if we are to focus on legal interoperability.
Please also access the RDA website, go to the Legal Interoperability Interest Group home page, and click on the "Group Wiki" button on the right-hand side. The most recent draft of the Principles document is available there for discussion and your input. At the end you will find a list of other statements, declarations, and principles that we will link to in the Preamble, so please take a look.
Paul F. Uhlir, J.D.
Director, Board on Research Data and Information
National Academy of Sciences, Keck-511
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