free culture

warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/www/drupal/drupal-6.19/modules/taxonomy/taxonomy.pages.inc on line 34.
20

Wikipedia: experts are us

http://mondediplo.com

"Wikipedia’s egalitarian ethic and cooperative process have led to accusations that ‘verifiability’ is replacing accuracy. But expertise is alive and well on the online encyclopaedia – as long as you know where to look..."

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 5 years 9 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 9 weeks ago
Category: Philosophy   Tags:
19

The P2P Foundation: time for a turn towards the political?

http://blog.p2pfoundation.net

"...Transformative movements usually first start as transgressive subcultural movements (not caring about the old systems); then start building their own institutions (GPL, Creative Commons), before they become more explicitely political and start tackling the existing institutional order.

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 5 years 9 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 9 weeks ago
Category: Philosophy   Tags:
21

REMIX now ccFree

http://www.lessig.org

"The Bloomsbury Academic Press version of REMIX is now Creative Commons licensed. You can download the book on the Bloomsbury Academic page..."

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 5 years 9 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 9 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
20

Sharing is the future

http://home.e-tjenesten.org

"Around a hundred people gathered outside the parliamentary building in Oslo, Norway this evening to fight for citizen rights in the digital world..."

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 5 years 10 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 9 weeks ago
Category: Philosophy   Tags:
16

Convergentes: A Community Despite The Differences

http://rising.globalvoicesonline.org

"... several of the Convergentes members were participating in FLISOL (Festival Lationaemericano Install free software), held in the Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín.

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 5 years 10 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 10 weeks ago
Category: Philosophy   Tags:
21

Vote for free music --- vote four Jamendo on Cnet.com!

http://blog.jamendo.com

Jamendo, the internet platform for free and semi-free Creative Commons music, has been selected by Cnet.com as one of 100 finalists among Amazon Mp3, iTunes, Napster and all those big names.

Read more »
micu's picture
Created by micu 5 years 10 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 10 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
26

Free Software Supporter -- Issue 13, April 2009

http://www.fsf.org

* Version 2.2 of gNewSense released
* FSF releases audio recording of LibrePlanet conference
* Winners of the annual free software awards announced!
* Help spring the Javascript Trap
* European Elections and the Free Software Pact
* Can you help the Open Graphics Project?
* Nintendo DSi: Defective by DESiGN
* Join Amazon authors' "drmfree" effort

Read more »
20

Norwegian Minister Publishes Book under CC BY-SA

http://creativecommons.org

"Today, Norway’s Minister of Government Administration and Reform, Heidi Grande Røys, launched a new book, edited by the Minister, about sharing and the social side of computer networks..."

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 5 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 11 weeks ago
Category: Philosophy   Tags:
24

the voting has begun -- and if you're in the wikipedia world, please participate

http://www.lessig.org

"I can't begin to describe how rewarding it is to see the voting start on the question whether WIkipedia should exercise an option granted to it by the Free Software Foundation to relicense Wikipedia under the CC-BY-SA license. I am very hopeful the community will choose to exercise that option..."

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 5 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 12 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
18

The Digital Tipping Point: Free film made with free tools

http://www.fsf.org

"Christian Einfeldt is producing a documentary movie called the Digital Tipping Point about how free software is changing global culture. He is releasing all of his footage under a free license, and is inviting participants to grab the video and use it to tell stories about how free software has changed their lives. He also wants the film to be produced using only free software tools..."

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 5 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 12 weeks ago
Category: Philosophy   Tags:
19

Licensing update - From Meta, a Wikimedia project coordination wiki

http://meta.wikimedia.org

"The Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation invites the Wikimedia community to vote on this proposal to license Wikimedia material so it is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license (CC-BY-SA), while retaining dual licensing with the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL) [...] A vote will be administered to the Wikimedia community in order to decide whether to impl

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 5 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 12 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
26

A quick interview about Libre.fm

http://ideas.libre.fm

"I'm just writing up an article about the Libre.fm project which I hope can help to promote the idea and spread the word. I wondered if you could give me a quick outline of why you set it up and/or what you aim to achieve with it. Nothing epic just a couple of lines I could include would be really great.

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 5 years 13 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 13 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
18

P2P makes positive contribution

http://arstechnica.com

RMS: « A Dutch study concludes that P2P file sharing makes a positive contribution to society. Of course, we know this is true, but it is good to see it confirmed carefully. »

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 5 years 21 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 21 weeks ago
Category: End User   Tags:
19

Digital “Restrictions” Management

http://www.4colorgrafix.net

"I had the good fortune of attending a lecture by Free Software Foundation President and Founder, Richard Stallman. Stallman often makes distinctions between free in the monetary sense and free in the civil rights sense. His talk focused on freedom in a civil rights sense. While his focus was on software, the most important parts of his talk for me were his statements on art..."

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 5 years 21 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 21 weeks ago
Category: Philosophy   Tags:
15

The Law of the Commons - March 13, 2009 at Seattle University

http://nlgseattle.org

"In 2008, nations worldwide plundered their common wealth in an effort to bail out the prevailing economic order. It is a stark reminder that there could be other ways of doing things. It is an opportune time to reexamine the concept of the commons, perhaps as a parallel, if not an alternative to private property oriented social, political and legal systems..."

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 5 years 21 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 21 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags: