Embrace Creative Commons Licensing

Publishing information under a Creative Commons or similar open license has several advantages for local government.

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  • Publishing material under a Creative Commons license can ensure that the information remains free forever.
  • It allows creative works to be built on and improved by others, which means that good ideas can become great ideas.
  • It conforms to the Attorney-General's Department's Statement of Intellectual Property Principles for Australian Government Agencies, which nominates Creative Commons by Attribution (CC BY). to be the default copyright position for public sector information.

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External Links & References

  1. Creative Commons Website
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