free culture

warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/www/drupal/drupal-6.19/modules/taxonomy/taxonomy.pages.inc on line 34.
16

Wikimedia and GFDL 1.3

http://mako.cc

"I spent more time than I would like to admit massaging the process that ultimately led to the release of the the GNU Free Documentation License 1.3 (GFDL) by the Free Software Foundation (FSF).

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 6 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 2 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
15

Free Culture Swimming Upstream

http://creativecommons.org

"It is one thing for the relatively nascent Wikipedia to embrace free culture as a way to create and share new cultural works, but it is another thing for established media players constrained by traditional markets and economic forces to embrace free culture..."

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 6 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 2 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
17

A Short Summary of FSCONS 2008

http://www.fsfe.org

Already in the preparation stages of FSCONS it became clear that we had something good and unique going. With the aim of making it a social event that bridges between the different movements working for digital freedom, we tried to construct a multifaceted but unified program that in large part emphasized the social aspects.

Read more »
mk's picture
Created by mk 6 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 2 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
19

Enormously important news from the Free Software Foundation

http://lessig.org

"...This change would now permit interoperability among Free Culture projects, just as the dominance of the GNU GPL enables interoperability among Free Software projects. It thus eliminates an unnecessary and unproductive hinderance to the spread and growth of Free Culture..."

Richard Stallman deserves enormous credit for enabling this change to occur..."

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 6 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 3 weeks ago
Category: Legal   Tags:
17

Wikipedia/CC news: FSF releases FDL 1.3

http://creativecommons.org

"...This is a crucial step toward de-fracturing the free (culture) as in (software) freedom world, which should have the impact of greatly accelerating the growth of that world. Last December the Wikimedia Foundation requested that the FSF make this step..."

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 6 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 3 weeks ago
Category: Legal   Tags:
20

Research on BBC content for GNU/Linux

http://www.bbc.co.uk

"This week, we're really happy to be sharing some work we've commissioned to deliver BBC content (mainly radio shows from the BBC Audio & Music team) on demand for users of GNU/Linux..." -- via BBC doing more important multimedia work and in freedom

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 6 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 3 weeks ago
Category: Industry   Tags:
16

Opposing Digital Restrictions Management

http://www.fsf.org

"FSF's John Sullivan will speak about the problems with Digital Restrictions Management at the American Society for Information Science and Technology's annual meeting. He'll talk about the history and work of DefectiveByDesign.org, as well as the importance of free software and information sharing..."

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 6 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 4 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
16

The Cultural Significance of Free Software - October 30, 2008, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA

http://events.rice.edu

"...Christopher M. Kelty investigates the history and cultural significance of Free Software, revealing the people and practices that have transformed not only software, but also music, film, science, and education..." -- via http://twobits.net/

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 6 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 5 weeks ago
Category: Philosophy   Tags:
16

Commoner Letter #1: Eben Moglen

http://creativecommons.org

"...Having spent so much of my life working as a lawyer for the Free Software movement, I feel a special bond with the work of Creative Commons, and it is therefore a great privilege to write on behalf of CC..."

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 6 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 5 weeks ago
Category: Philosophy   Tags:
29

Swatantra Free Culture Showcase

http://bangalore.citizenmatters.in

"This idea has been inspired by the UbuntuFreeCultureShowcase. We want to address various social, cultural, political and technologically relevant issues and we want to shake things up a little bit.

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 6 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 5 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
18

Jamendo goes offline to support Free culture

http://blog.jamendo.com

"Jamendo, the world’s largest platform for free music downloads under Creative Commons licenses and a supporter of Free culture, is reinforcing his offline presence all over Europe..."

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 6 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 5 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
14

Free Culture 2008 Conference Summary

http://blurringborders.com

"This weekend, I had the opportunity to attend Free Culture 2008, hosted by Students for Free Culture (an organization whose Georgetown chapter I started last semester). The organizers did a great job bringing together a wide array of participants for a fun, informative weekend..."

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 6 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 5 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
14

Human Rights Arts and Film Festival (HRAFF) Profile

http://www.engagemedia.org

"The Human Rights Arts and Film Festival (HRAFF) will be taking place across Australia next month, showcasing engaging content from around the world that will encourage people to create positive change together..."

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 6 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 6 weeks ago
Category: Philosophy   Tags:
16

Links to Other Free Software Sites (last updated $Date: 2008/10/01 01:00:54 $)

http://www.gnu.org

"To help promote knowledge of free software that isn't GNU software distributed by the FSF, we have collected the following links to other web sites that contain free software, or is directly related to the issue of free software..."

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 6 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 6 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
17

Free Culture Conference 2008

http://conference.freeculture.org

"...We’re holding a conference for, and about, free culture, technology, copyright, remixing, and free software..." --
* Students for Free Culture Conference in Berkeley
* Going to Free Culture Conference 2008!

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 6 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 6 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags: