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Adieu Copyright – A debate

Last Wednesday one of Holland’s most famous and disputed anti-copyright defendants, Joost Smiers, presented his new book (or essay) co-written with partner-in-crime Marieke van Schijndel, at cultural hot-spot De Balie … Continue reading

June 16, 2009 · Leave a comment

RiP, Maecenas and Event

Brett Gaylor, the director of the Open Source documentary RiP: A Remix Manifesto, is experimenting with the ‘Maecenas model’ (by others dubbed the ‘pay–as-you-like’ or Radiohead/NIN model) while launching his … Continue reading

May 2, 2009 · 4 Comments

Freedom on trial?

To continue the freedom of knowledge and information debate on a more practical level, as most of you might have heard, bittorrent tracker The Pirate Bay (which I have written … Continue reading

February 20, 2009 · Leave a comment

Highlights from APE 2009 – Preconference Day

From the 19th to the 21st of January I was in Berlin to visit this magnificent city and to go to the APE (Academic Publishing in Europe) conference. From their … Continue reading

January 27, 2009 · 1 Comment

Nails and Books

Happy days for Creative Commons and NIN! Trent Reznor managed to make a huge profit selling his bands 2008 album Ghosts I-IV online, topping Amazon’s best selling list for 2008. … Continue reading

January 15, 2009 · 7 Comments

Remix Manifesto

  RiP: A remix manifesto, is the first Open Source documentary, in which film maker Brett Gaylor (founder of http://www.opensourcecinema.org) invites the public to remix his footage in his participatory … Continue reading

December 12, 2008 · 4 Comments

Science Commons Video

Today Science Commons, a subdivision of the larger Creative Commons non-profit organization, launched a short video explaining what Science Commons stands for. Science Commons, headed by John Wilbanks, is a … Continue reading

December 8, 2008 · 2 Comments

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