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Missing Copyright notice

Postby The_Earl » Thu Mar 06, 2008 10:54 am

http://wiki.familysearch.org/w/index.php?title=FamilySearchWiki:Copyrights is missing.

We need a copyright notice there!

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Postby ritcheymt-p40 » Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:38 pm

I'm glad you commented on the discussion page of the article at Copyright, Copyleft and Intellectual Property because this reminded me that it was outdated. Since writing it we've licensed the site under the Creative Commons license. I just changed the page to reflect that. The Creative Commons icon now appears at the bottom of every screen on the wiki, and one can click the icon to see the terms of our copyleft. However, I'm not sure this answers the use case "I want to know whether I can republish or recirculate the information on FamilySearch Wiki" because I don't know whether users will know how to find this information.

Any ideas, anyone, on how to make it more obvious to the user what the intellectual property rights are on this site?

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Postby Darris Williams-p40 » Thu Mar 13, 2008 6:41 am

Would it help to have a notice on the type of copyright used for the site included on the registration page so that when a person registers they see it?

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Project:Copyright

Postby The_Earl » Thu Mar 13, 2008 8:22 am

ritcheymt wrote:...
Any ideas, anyone, on how to make it more obvious to the user what the intellectual property rights are on this site?


Project:Copyright shows at the bottom of every edit page. That page should probably contain the CC copyright info, as well as some of the user / submission policy information discussed at the WUG meeting.

Some of the policy stuff should also be in a separate article

I agree that the registration page should also mirror the copyright notice, and user policies.

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Postby ForbesMM » Mon Mar 17, 2008 9:42 am

The Earl wrote:Project:Copyright shows at the bottom of every edit page. That page should probably contain the CC copyright info, as well as some of the user / submission policy information discussed at the WUG meeting.

Some of the policy stuff should also be in a separate article

I agree that the registration page should also mirror the copyright notice, and user policies.

The Earl


I agree we need to have licensing/copyright information on this page. I have added this to our "needs to be prioritized" list in order to get this issue into a Sprint. Thanks!

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Postby The_Earl » Mon Mar 17, 2008 2:58 pm

molliewog wrote:I agree we need to have licensing/copyright information on this page. I have added this to our "needs to be prioritized" list in order to get this issue into a Sprint. Thanks!


From the users meeting, it seemed Jim had the text that needed to go here. I would be willing to put that in if I could get a copy of it.

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What do you think?

Postby jimgreene-p40 » Thu Mar 27, 2008 9:33 am

I have added info and links to the Copyright page. Does this work?

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Postby The_Earl » Thu Mar 27, 2008 9:39 am

jimgreene wrote:I have added info and links to the Copyright page. Does this work?


Are you talking about the 'Copyright, Copyleft, and Intellectual Property' page from 'About this site'?

Yeah, that works. I will copy that to Project:Copyright. Project:Copyright is linked from the edit pages, so is very visible when you add content to the wiki. We should probably also add some of the Terms of Use discussed to the copyright notices as well.

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Postby The_Earl » Thu Mar 27, 2008 9:50 am

The Earl wrote:Are you talking about the 'Copyright, Copyleft, and Intellectual Property' page from 'About this site'?

Yeah, that works. I will copy that to Project:Copyright. Project:Copyright is linked from the edit pages, so is very visible when you add content to the wiki. We should probably also add some of the Terms of Use discussed to the copyright notices as well.

Thanks
The Earl


Nevermind,

I am an idiot, and went to Project:Copyright manually, instead of going to Project:Copyrights.

Project:Copyrights is exactly what I had in mind. Thanks
The Earl


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