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Wikipedia:Wikipedia Loves Art - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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"Wikipedia Loves Art, the name being a play off Valentine's Day, is a scavenger hunt and free content photography contest among museums and cultural institutions worldwide, and aimed at illustrating Wikipedia articles. The event is planned to run for the whole month of February 2009. Although there are planned events at each location, you can go on your own at any time during the month..."

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Free Culture in French

http://www.lessig.org

"My book CC-licensed book Free Culture has been translated into French and made available as a free eBook..."

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Carnival on Modern Liberty No. 2

http://www.opendemocracy.net

"Welcome to the second edition of the Carnival on Modern Liberty, chronicling the online debate in the run up to the Convention on Modern Liberty at the end of the month..."

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Encyclopædia Britannica fights back against Wikipedia, soon to let users edit contents

http://en.wikinews.org

"Encyclopædia Britannica, the authoritative reference book first published in 1768, is to let readers edit its entries, Jorge Cauz, its president said Friday, as it battles to keep pace with online Internet encyclopedia projects like Wikipedia..." -- NB: Internet encyclopedias should promote free formats ;)

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Free Culture by Lawrence Lessig (99 of 108)

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«... In a math department, anyone would be free to tinker with a proof that someone offered. If you thought you had a better way to prove a theorem, you could take what someone else did and change it. In a classics department, if you believed a colleague's translation of a recently discovered text was flawed, you were free to improve it.

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Art Of Community: First Snippet From The Book

http://www.artofcommunityonline.org

"Well, with the project officially announced, I think it may be time for a sneak peek. What better to kick off a sneak peek than to share with you the very first two pages of the book, lovingly reproduced here for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy! ..."

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Viral Spiral

http://www.onthecommons.org

«Now out: my new book about “how the commoners built a digital republic of their own.” ...»

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FLOSS+Art

http://goto10.org

"FLOSS+Art critically reflects on the growing relationship between Free Software ideology, open content and digital art. It provides a view onto the social, political and economic myths and realities linked to this phenomenon [...] FLOSS+Art is triple licensed GNU GPL, GNU FDL and Free Art License..."

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“In the post-industrial scenario, free software is the key to economic development”

http://en.citilab.eu

“Free software provides the opportunity of using a computer program which benefits the whole society: companies, universities, schools etc...”

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Free Software at the 2009 World Social Forum in Belém, Brazil. Another World is Possible...

http://fm-sciences.org

"On January 26th and 27th, 2009, the Sciences and Democracy World Forum will be held in Belém (Brazil).

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The Art Of Community inside and outside the Free Software world

http://www.jonobacon.org

"Today I am proud as punch to announce the Art Of Community. A while back I was approached by Andy Oram, a senior editor at O’Reilly to write a definitive book about how to grow, build and energise a community. This book will be called the Art Of Community..."

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Al Jazeera Announces Launch of Free Footage under Creative Commons License

http://cc.aljazeera.net

"Doha Qatar – January 13, 2009: Al Jazeera Network today announced the world's first repository of broadcast quality video footage released under the ‘Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution’ license.

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Copyleft: Sita’s Distribution Plan

http://blog.ninapaley.com

RMS: « An award-winning independent film, "Sita Sings the Blues", has been blocked from release by the impossible demands of the copyright industry for old song recordings it uses. The producer aims decided to release it under copyleft in order to get it out. »

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The Culture of Free, and The Power of Less: why the "Copyleft Attitude" is better than Public Domain

http://zenhabits.net

"... I believe that art, in all its forms, and creative people of all types, benefit tremendously from free information. When a writer (for example) is able to take the work of another writer and use it and modify it and build upon it in his own work, the artist benefits and so does the world.

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27-29 March: 4th Oekonux Conference: Free Software and Beyond The World of Peer Production

http://new.ludost.org

"During the past decade the phenomenon of Free Software has become successful and well-known. It is still amazing how in the realm of software the creativity of so many volunteers leads to products which are useful for the whole mankind.

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