GLAMTLV2018/Submissions/The conquest of free culture in LATAM

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Submission no. 71
Title of the submission
The conquest of free culture in LATAM

Author(s) of the submission
Giselle Bordoy (WMAR)
Mauricio Genta
Iván Martinez
E-mail address

Country of origin
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Wikimedia Argentina

Type of session
Lighting talk.
Length of session
5 minutes.
Ideal number of attendees

The world is all about facts and knowledge; but what happen when cultural institution doesn´t know about free access, copyright laws and Wikimedia projects?. What happened in Wikimedia Commons and the conquest of Wikidata? In this talk we are gonna to do an approach to the best strategies that Wikimedia Argentina and Wikimedia Mexico has with Latin America institutions and the differents bounds that this organizations generate in the last few years.

What will attendees take away from this session?
  1. A panorama of the culture in Latin America
  2. How we are releasing materials under free licenses in a context of very restrictive copyright laws.
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