Copyright Law and the Transition

More than one site has noted questions surrounding copyright issues with

We don’t know how much of the originated-content is being produced on government equipment or in government offices.

We don’t know how much of the President-elect’s transition budget will be supplemented with private donations.

But even if material is produced with private funds, in the spirit of openness the Obama team should be making its material available with a public domain license. And it should be pushing for any purchased assets to be licensed in an attribution/share/non-commercial manner.

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