Tag Archives: copyright

An open letter to Rupa Huq, MP, regarding official Parliamentary videos

Andy Mabbett calls for the open licensing of official videos of proceedings in the United Kingdom’s Parliament. Continue reading

Posted in annoyances, Wikipedia | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Politician pin ups – open-licensed pictures, please

Andy Mabbett calls on public bodies to provide open-licensed pictures of politicians and senior officers. Continue reading

Posted in hyperlocal, ideas, local government, open data, photography, Wikipedia | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Open-licensing your images. What it means and how to do it.

Andy Mabbett gives an introduction to the concept of open-licensing images, and explains how you can contribute to the community by open-licensing yours. Continue reading

Posted in open data, photography, Wikipedia | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

The BBC’s fundamental misunderstanding of copyright

The BBC’s response to a complaint by Andy Mabbett shows a fundamental misunderstanding of copyright law. Continue reading

Posted in annoyances, social media, Twitter | Tagged , , , , , | 246 Comments

Birmingham Post and Flickr images

0000-0001-5882-6823 I am shocked and more than a little disappointed to see that the picture used by the Birmingham Post in this blog post seen above, by the tiresome Roshan Doug, and credited, poorly, as “Photo from Flickr” (Why no … Continue reading

Posted in annoyances, Birmingham | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Surface Unsigned: to be avoided

0000-0001-5882-6823Like many others (see below) I’m seriously unimpressed that Surface Unsigned have tried to stifle reasonable criticism made on Created in Birmingham, by threatening legal action on what appear to be spurious grounds, in order to force the removal of … Continue reading

Posted in annoyances, Birmingham | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments