The Venezuelan version 3.0 license is currently in public discussion. Please visit the public discussion page to see the license draft and contribute to the discussion.
Goal: Porting of the Creative Commons License to the Venezuelan Legislation.
The project of porting the Creative Commons Licenses to the Venezuelan Legislation, will be coordinated by the Centro Nacional de Tecnologías de Información (National Center of Information Technologies). The CNTI is part of the Ministry of the peoples' power for the Telecommunications and Informatics.
There is an increasing number of countries around the world that ported the Creative Commons Licenses to their jurisdiction, in order to provide legal base to authors and users looking to use, distribute, reuse, and adapt the works of creativity and knowledge such as books, movies, papers, and others.
Is a goal of the government of Venezuela to create the necessary conditions to facilitate the social appropriation of knowledge to achieve a fair distribution of wealth and the most social happiness between it citizens.
Considering that the Creative Commons Licenses provide a tested and mature base to protect both the authorship and the right to access and distribution of knowledge, the CNTI signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Creative Commons International to promote and coordinate a national effort to port the licenses to the Venezuelan Jurisdiction.
With the intention of promoting of the development of the free knowledge in our society and stimulate his appropriation, there is necessary of the porting of a license that it allows the precises conditions of coy, divulgation and distribution of content. MT: Legal justification of porting? Could still lead with community here, use a translation of the Unported. Send Pre-Porting Questionnaire?
The great power and popularity that has taken at present the new model of collaborative work and the sharing of experience are the principal reasons to introduce in the Venezuelan culture a new legal vision to yield knowledge.
Provide to our country of the Creative Commons Licenses ported to the national legislation to promote the democratization and appropiation of the knowledge.
To be finalized, the project must generate the Creative Commons Venezuelan Licenses. MT: or use a translation of the Unported. Any community goals?
Our strategy is based on the collaborative work; for this we have done a preliminary contact with any governmental allied institutions which will be to taking part in the project's activities.
Also we have developed a divulgation plan and workshops of awareness with the universities and other sectors. We will keep activated and will ramp up this plan during the execution of the project.
The collaborative platform was elaborated by employees of our institution and it will provide the online tools to share ideas and to translate, write and review the documents deliverables on the project.