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Copyright and Creative Commons

Copyright and Creative Commons

During this week’s lectures, we touched on the subject of copyright, with particular emphasis on digital issues. This is a huge area and also an extremely complex one. With intellectual property, the creator might still have a copy of the original product, even though someone has stolen or copied it.

These issues made me reflect again on the whole area of Open Educational Resources. A good educational resource should have several qualities, one of which is that it should be clearly licenced and free of copyright content.

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