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Wednesday, September 22 • 3:30am - 4:00am
Does Creative Commons Licensed Content Pay, Especially Indigenous Language Content?

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Majority of the world’s languages are spoken and not written. However, only 7% of the world’s knowledge is captured in publication. (WhoseKnowledge? 2019) Languages with limited resources face the risk of low content creation and low readership. Most such languages do not experience a content demand surge nor a faster growth of content producers. We will be demonstrating how and which socio-economic, policy-level and technical factors affect indigenous-language content, especially the Ho and Santali languages of India from research supported by Grant for the Web and Creative Commons CAF fund.

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Subhashish Panigrahi

Co-founder and Director, O Foundation
Non-fiction filmmaker, community-based researcher, and civil society leader, interested in media, tech and society. Director of documentaries Gyani Maiya, MarginalizedAadhaar and The Volunteer Archivists. Law for All director at Ashoka and formerly at Wikimedia, Centre for Internet... Read More →
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Prasanta Hembram

O Foundation
Santali Ol Chiki script lover, Tech enthusiast, love blogging, love plants, edits Wikipedia, Interested in translating open source applications in Santali language.

Wednesday September 22, 2021 3:30am - 4:00am UTC