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Using other people's work to create your own

This photo was uploaded to Flickr yesterday by a Canadian colleague. It gives me a perfect opportunity to illustrate the idea of Creative Commons licensing choices for our ISOCS students and staff.

This is the photo Darren uploaded to his Flickr account, and the text he provided under it:


Slide created bdkuropatwa  Darren Kuropatwa
Quote Source: Scott Mcleod  dangerouslyirrelevant.org/2012/08/26-internet-safety-talk...

Photo Credits:
cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo by princess toadie: flickr.com/photos/toadiepoo/1215888335/
cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo by Laura Nagle: flickr.com/photos/lauranagle/5168586517/
There's a version of the slide  in French here.


The words in the picture are from the last point in Scott Mcloed's list in "26 Internet safety talking points".  

Here are the steps involved in using someone else's work, legally and honorably, 
Choose words that are not yours originally, but are licensed for re-use, or are in the public domain;
Screen shot from  http://dangerouslyirrelevant.org/2012/08/26-internet-safety-talking-points.html
You'll find it at the very bottom of the page.

Choose a photo that is not yours originally, but is licensed for re-use, or is in the public domain,
Photo Credits:
cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo by princess toadie: flickr.com/photos/toadiepoo/1215888335/
cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo by Laura Nagle: flickr.com/photos/lauranagle/5168586517/

Combine them (, i.e., "re-use them")
Share your new creation, giving credit to the original source and creators, as required by the original licenses, and licensing your own new creation according to the licencing requirements of your "raw material'".

When clicked, this license will open to

Screen shot of  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/deed.en 

How do you feel about your own writing, photos, drawing, music, etc.  Are you willing to share?