References Copyright, Free Software

From the Resource Center for Cyberculture Studies and the book review section where authors reply to reviews. Wired Shut: Copyright and the Shape of Digital Culture Author: Tarleton Gillespie Publisher: Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2007 From a recent Leonardo Books review, October 2008. Two Bits: The Cultural Significance of Free Software by Christopher M. Kelty Read more about References Copyright, Free Software[…]

oil21 Perspectives on Intellectual Property

oil21.org The “War Against Piracy” – a preventive, permanent and increasingly panic-driven battle that defies the traditional logic of warfare – is only one of the many strange and contradictory crusades that currently take place at the new frontier of Intellectual Property. Under the banner of the “Information Society”, a cartel of corporate knowledge distributors Read more about oil21 Perspectives on Intellectual Property[…]

Oxdb file sharing movie information

0xdb About The 0xdb is a rather unique kind of movie database. It uses a variety of publicly accessible resources, like search engines and file-sharing networks, to automatically collect information about, and actual images and sounds from, a rapidly growing number of movies. What the 0xdb provides is, essentially, full text search within movies, and Read more about Oxdb file sharing movie information[…]

Community Media – presentation

What type of associations does my research have with the principles of ‘community media’? With my project, which examines in a broad context online video practice, I did not intend to make a direct link with the notion of community media. Unlike, Leo and Bruce I do not make a reference to ‘community media’ in Read more about Community Media – presentation[…]

free culture – Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig provides in the presentation ‘Free Culture: What we need from you’ an excellent insight into his concept of “free culture.” He argues that audio and video offer in the digital realm and within the Internet environment a new platform of “speech”: (21.00-22.00) This is read-write culture. This is digital creativity. It’s the creativity Read more about free culture – Lawrence Lessig[…]

Rights online – introduction presentation

Following up from my earlier rights online forum post, I found Andrew Garton’s introduction presentation. Which as he describes is influenced by the APC Internet Rights Charter , the Association for Progressive Communications: Internet and ICTs for Social Justice in Development. Andrew also provides on his blog an interesting report on the iCommons Summit 2006 Read more about Rights online – introduction presentation[…]