[Clipart] Responsibility. Was: clipart Digest, Vol 74, Issue 35
jon at rejon.org
Thu May 20 00:36:46 PDT 2010
Well, I'm not the final word. We should not block decisions on me. Its about
On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 12:01 AM, chovynz <chovynz at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Duncan
> I hope you didn't take my reply as a "get back there!" That was not my
> intent. :) ( I ramble with my own thoughts, which is what happened in that
> In truth, you bring up good points; ones that aren't yet resolved for OCAL,
> nor in my own mind.
> "Jon Phillips" <jon at rejon.org> is the man to talk to about the policies,
> however at this stage many of the librarians work together to find out what
> is and is not Public Domain. Some infringing things are easy to spot; others
> are not so easy.
> But again, I'm not concerned in the least about OCAL getting sued. My main
> concern in bringing up these things is about - providing for and supporting
> - our OCAL's claim that "The actual clipart content on open clipart library
> is Public domain." For me, it's about building trust, not worry. I can't
> speak for the other librarians.
> I hope you come out of lurking mode more often! Thanks for your thoughts.
> On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 6:27 PM, Duncan Cowan <brendon.cowan at bigpond.com>wrote:
>> Thank you for your considered response.
>> Point well taken. My lack of knowledge and experience in this field is
>> glaringly apparent.
>> However, I do find it difficult to grasp the concept of blaming the
>> library for the books.
>> i.e. The Vatican didn't, to my knowledge, string up Galileo's vellum
>> I really can't foresee a way to manually screen each upload, especially
>> given the potentially huge,
>> international scope of your library. I hope there does not come a day when
>> images of prophets become chic.
>> Here is a link (found)via Google images legal dept. that I thought might
>> ... and I did notice, since my last post, that OCAL does carry
>> some 'no' (C) & 'no' TM icons. My humblest apologies to the webmaster.
>> *Well, it's not really a pun.. is it?
>> Lurking mode back on.
>> On 20/05/2010, at 1:54 PM, chovynz wrote:
>> . . . Meanwhile 600+ users might have downloaded that NOT PD image and
>>> used it in all sorts of publications and sites, . . .
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