Tag Archives: open licence

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

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HLF licensing requirement considered harmful

Andy Mabbett calls on the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to relax the licensing conditions they impose on grantees Continue reading

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All your video are belong to us: open licence recordings of local government meetings

Andy Mabbett calls on local government bodies to open licence the videos of their meetings Continue reading

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Open Up Your Content – a piece written for Hyperlocal West Midlands

Andy Mabbett wrote about Open Content for the Hyperlocal West Midlands unconference. Continue reading

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Requesting open-licensed, open-format recordings of the voices of Wikipedia subjects for Wikimedia Commons

Andy Mabbett asks people who are the subject of Wikipedia biographies to provide a short recording of their spoken voice, under an open licence. Other people can contribute sound recordings to Wikimedia Commons, too. Continue reading

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How eBay could help Wikimedia Commons get more open-licensed images

Andy Mabbett asks eBay to help Wikimedia Commons gather open-licensed images of historic items offered for sale through them. Continue reading

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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

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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

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