I’m joining the Advisory Board of the Journal of Open Archaeology Data. The Journal of Open Archaeology Data (JOAD ‒ @up_joad) is an open access, peer reviewed journal for data papers describing deposited archaeological datasets. JOAD is published by Ubiquity Press, that has a flexible publishing model makes humanities journals affordable, and enables researchers around… Continua a leggere Joining the Advisory Board of the Journal of Open Archaeology Data
How is that citizens have no access to entire datasets that are used every day by thousands of people? Here is a draft of a possible explanation, simplistic but not without sense.
There has been some rumor on the italian GFOSS mailing list, and also on many other forums about geodata copyright issues, after this exhaustive post by Jo Walsh. The issue is quite simple: many open geodata advocates have been thinking for months that a good compromise for public institutions that own public geodata would have… Continua a leggere Copyright not applicable to geodata?