All posts tagged: Creative Commons licenses

The Dublin Poetry Review.

It’s good to see the Dublin Poetry Review on Facebook and online, it’s Heroes Congress is an eclectic mix of writing heroes presented in PDF format and protected by the use of Creative Commons license, this is what Poetry and innovation is about : accessibility and generosity. There are 99 published poets in the Heroes Congress, I have added a taster below by Mairéad Byrne, The Men,  by MAIRÉAD BYRNE “The men stand outside the Dunkin Donuts Center on a cold sunny November morning. They stand in their shirt sleeves, skirted by wall, at the top of a broad sweep of steps. They are smoking and talking. Like men in church porches. Men in dark suits of indiscriminate fit. The pungent smell of damp and rain. Their loose knot slips further to let me pass. The church by the sea in Kincasslagh. Holding its secret of ordinariness etched in the astringent sublime.” Cc : (cc by-nc-nd) :  Creative Commons.org  http://creativecommons.org/ I am adding in the Dublin Poetry Review Facebook, Homepage and a link to Creative Commons. …

Link to my article on licensing poetry and original work at Writing.ie .

A short time ago I wrote an introductory to the Poetry Foundation discussion on best practices in Fair Use of Poetry, which should serve as a guideline on the creation, licensing and transmission of original materials. ” Fair use, a limitation and exception to the exclusive right granted by copyright law to the author of a creative work, is a doctrine in United States copyright law that allows limited use of copyrighted material without acquiring permission from the rights holders. Examples of fair use include commentary, criticism, news reporting, research, teaching, library archiving and scholarship. It provides for the legal, non-licensed citation or incorporation of copyrighted material in another author’s work under a four-factor balancing test. The term fair use originated in the United States. A similar principle, fair dealing, exists in some other common law jurisdictions. Civil law jurisdictions have other limitations and exceptions to copyright“. That link on Fair Use and current discussion on the creation of a new Irish Version of 3.0/BY-NC-SA/Draft Creative Commons Licence (UCC) have prompted a short piece at Writing.ie regarding the …