[OpenStack Foundation] Summit session video license

Sayali Lunkad sayali.92720 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 23 06:27:03 UTC 2014

Hi Stefano,

That sounds like a fair plan. Will discuss it further with the team.
Thank you for looking into the issue.


On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 2:32 AM, Stefano Maffulli <stefano at openstack.org>

> Hi Sayali,
> I had a quick exchange with Jonathan and he highlighted that having a
> 'blank' license that allows modifications to the videos may not be
> appropriate. Some of the recordings contain opinions and other things
> that the speakers  may not want to be taken off context and modified to
> be re-used.
> I agree with Jonathan, and of all the Creative Commons licenses, I
> would suggest to use only the least permissive ones (like CC-BY-ND)
> which would not solve your problem.
> To address the specific issue of the training guides, I would suggest
> you to build a list of the videos you'd like to reuse. Once there is a
> list, maybe the training manuals team can ask the speakers directly to
> authorize the Foundation to change the license so that the content can
> be modified (if needed) to be reused in the manuals.
> /stef
> On Sat 20 Sep 2014 12:06:56 AM PDT, Sayali Lunkad wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > The OpenStack training-guides team is planning to use the videos
> > recorded at the OpenStack summits for the content in the Audio-Video
> > subteam project. But the  summit videos uploaded are under the
> > 'Standard Youtube License' and hence cannot be re-used. Youtube
> > provides for a different type of license called 'Creative Commons'
> > which allows anyone to edit and re-use the videos. If we have the
> > summit videos put under this license it would be very useful and the
> > recorded content can be used in many different ways. We wanted to know
> > if the foundation can help us to bring about this change in the
> > existing videos and the future video recording.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Sayali.
> >
> >
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