Focus Group Discussion on Creative Commons Licenses for Indonesia
Copyrights and culture of sharing in the Internet era is often collide and cause copyright infringements. To accommodate the urges of the authors to share without losing the copyright of their works, a team of Creative Commons in the United States introduced the Creative Commons license.
In Indonesia, Creative Commons licenses are a form of license agreement referred to in Article 45 of Indonesian Law Number 19 Year 2002 on Copyright. Creative Commons licenses are not an alternative to copyright, but they go along with the copyright laws and allows the authors to limit the provisions of the copyright owned by the authors. By knowing the contents of each Creative Commons licenses, authors and users can use Creative Commons licenses to help them distribute their works.
Creative Commons licenses in Bahasa Indonesia
CCID through WMID has signed an agreement with CC International to translate a six pack of CC licenses and CC Public Domain Dedication CC0 into Bahasa Indonesia to facilitate the Indonesians in understanding the content of CC licenses and CC0. CCID team, which consists of a translator and intellectual property lawyer, has now finished translating the seven documents. However, the translation texts are not yet final and require further discussion to determine a better translation results. You can access the CC licenses translation from CCID team through the following link:
The main purpose of this focus group discussion is to socialize the translation texts of the six CC licenses and CC0. In addition, CCID team also expects a better translation out of this focus group discussion and the use of CC licenses as an alternative form of licensing agreements according to Indonesian Law Number 19 of 2002 on Copyright.
Saturday, 7 July 2012