Annamart Nieman


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Aspects of a Legal Framework for Language Resource Management
Aditi Sharma Grover | Annamart Nieman | Gerhard Van Huyssteen | Justus Roux
Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'12)

The management of language resources requires several legal aspects to be taken into consideration. In this paper we discuss a number of these aspects which lead towards the formation of a legal framework for a language resources management agency. The legal framework entails examination of; the agency's stakeholders and the relationships that exist amongst them, the privacy and intellectual property rights that exist around the language resources offered by the agency, and the external (e.g. laws, acts, policies) and internal legal instruments (e.g. end user licence agreements) required for the agency's operation.