There are times in the world of the “internets” where things come to you from a couple of sources that you think maybe you should write about them. Copyright and Public Domain Issues are one of these things.
These issues seem to crop up around blogging, the internet, created works and open and not-so-open source software.
Copyright issues for works can be explored in several places:
You may have seen these logo’s on virtual works. You can find out all about can look at Creative Commons licenses here. There is even graphic novel based description of the different types of copyright.
This blog and all of its content are protected by a Creative Commons License.
explaining which, how, when items end up in the public domain.
Enoch Pratt Free Library (Baltimore City, MD) has a great page created by their Sights and Sounds Department about how to find out which movies are in the public domain, how to get them, and obtaining rights to show movies not in the public domain.
This list is a starting point.
If you know of any other resources, please contact me via Contactify or leave a comment. Thanks.