This week’s featured content is Andrew “bunnie” Huang’s controversial book “Hacking the Xbox: An Introduction to Reverse Engineering.” The book is available for order from his site, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble, and the text is Creative Commons licensed. The book has a colored history involving Microsoft, the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA), and potential lawsuits that forced him to self-publish it before finding a suitable publisher. The book site features sample sections from pages throughout the book.Comments Off
Today, Creative Commons begins to host a week-long online discussion entitled “Copyleft, Right & Center: Innovations in Law,” cosponsored by Eyebeam and the University of Maine. Read an article about Eyebeam recently published in the New York Times.
You can still sign up to participate in the discussion by joining the list. The archived discussion will be licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike license and will also be edited and published in a book. The inaugural message will be sent today from Eyebeam, to be followed-up with a message from Creative Commons. If you wish just to follow the discussion, you’ll be able to read the archives here.Comments Off
We’ve started work on porting our licenses to China and Taiwan thanks to volunteers at CNBlog.org and Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica. The full press release contains all the details of the new projects.Comments Off
“It’s not all or nothing: A middle way for copyright holders is emerging” by Kate BulkleyComments Off
“Music downloads: Stealing is stealing” by Phillip RobinsonComments Off
“Taxing Questions: Are Compulsory Licenses a Solution to the P2P Debate?” by Miriam RainsfordComments Off