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HOW TO get involved in Seattle's Copyfight

http://www.freedomforip.org

"There are several local organizations that are actively fighting against draconian copyright, patent and trade secret laws to restore some balance to the system..."

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RIAA vs. Student Culture

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"In 2004, a student named Zachary McCune Brown co-founded Brown University’s chapter of Students for Free Culture, a national organization across college campuses that “advocates loosening the restrictions of copyright law so that information — from software to music to research to art — can be freely shared.”..."

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Eben Moglen Interview in India's Frontline Magazine

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"...If you haven't read this interview with Eben Moglen, you really should. Eben discusses both the practical and the philosophical side of Free Software and Free Information..."

http://www.hinduonnet.com/fline/stories/20071019507610000.htm

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Free in Speech, Not Cost

http://www.nytimes.com

"...We stand for a culture where everyone has the right to participate and where works are made available for all to legitimately access, share and remix. This is a culture that is “free as in speech” — not necessarily one that is free of charge..."

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Free Culture: There's more than one way to fight copyright

http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com

"To fight the law one must be educated over the law," wrote Brian Rowe, leader of a chapter in Seattle University's Law School, in an e-mail. "We understand the power the law has to oppress and to liberate and want to use it to liberate by creating more access to information and culture."

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File-Sharing Students Fight Copyright Constraints

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"...Propelled by their victory, the students started the group, which they named after the 2004 book “Free Culture” by Lawrence Lessig, a professor at Stanford Law School. The book applies principles from the so-called free software movement — the idea that computer users should have the liberty to copy, distribute and modify software as they wish — to all aspects of culture..."

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Freeing Up Culture

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"The recording industry lawsuits were not ’scaring students away from file-sharing, but scaring them into political consciousness.’"

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Brazil's minister of culture calls for free digital society

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"Free culture advocate and Brazilian Minister Gilberto Gil said that digital technology offers a rare opportunity to bring knowledge to under-privileged people around the world and to include them in the political process..."

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7 reasons you should download Miro now

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"Miro is a tool to discover, subscribe to, and watch high definition video feeds. We’ve been using it for a month, and today we realized we’ve been using it more than Firefox. If you use GNU/Linux, and want to be entertained, you want Miro. Here’s why..."

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One Laptop Per Child Project and Free Culture Announce Free Music Project

http://actualtechnologydot.com

"Freeculture.org announces the launch of a new website, dedicated to sharing great free music, encouraging artists to release music under free licenses, and providing access to recording and production time to artists releasing works under a free license..."

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Resisting the Corporate Control of Culture

http://www.portlandmercury.com

"Readers interested in the effect of the media environment on our lives will appreciate OurSpace: Resisting the Corporate Control of Culture, a critical examination of the public discourse surrounding the influence of multinational corporations, marketing, and branding..."

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