[open-bibliography] Orphan data

Tom Morris tfmorris at gmail.com
Fri Mar 2 22:02:27 GMT 2012


On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 10:57 AM, Karen Coyle <kcoyle at kcoyle.net> wrote:
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> On 3/2/12 6:30 AM, Thad Guidry wrote:
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>> But once it is in the public domain it's in that status forever I am
>> told... it cannot be revoked, correct ?
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> Unfortunately, US courts have revoked PD, and it was taken to higher courts
> and upheld.

This registry is for content, not metadata, but it presumably could be
extended to bibliographic data or something similar could be
established for it.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/nesson/digital-registry/

Some of the things which distinguish it in my mind are a) a set of
standards and practices for curation and b) legal support to defend
users.

Tom



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