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Your view on the Dutch 4.0 Creative Commons license translations.

In the end of 2013, Creative Commons released the latest version of their licenses: 4.0. These licenses are the result of an intensive public consultation that started in 2011. After the launch, Creative Commons Netherlands and Creative Commons Belgium started a translation to Dutch. Before these translations will be officially recognised, both parties are asking […]

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Raising data quality by opening up in the city of Ghent

If you build it, he will come ~ Field of dreams It is April 14th, 2011. In the city of Ghent a group of digital creatives gathers in a bar, to attend the third event in a series of 10 of GentM. This recurring event focuses on the digital trends that affect our daily life […]

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Third edition of the Open Data Day Flanders (Dutch)

Elk jaar organiseert de Vlaamse overheid de “Open Data Dag in Vlaanderen”. Meer dan 500 deelnemers uit binnen- en buitenland hebben de eerste en tweede editie van dit Open Data evenement bijgewoond. Dit jaar is de gebruiker van Open Data aan het woord; bedrijven, organisaties, ontwikkelaars en individuen die met Open Data aan de slag […]

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Have a picture of the Atomium? Think twice before sharing!

So you have created a nice picture of a panorama in Belgium? Think twice before you share it. Copyright legislation in Belgium doesn’t allow you to share the picture: there is no freedom of panorama. This is why amongst others, if you look at the wikipedia page of the atomium, you will see a picture […]

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