“Supreme Court oral arguments now available for file-swapping” by Phuong LeComments Off
This week’s featured content is the open-source film “Nothing So Strange.” While the whole film is protected by full copyright, individual clips can be downloaded for a nominal fee (a few cents in most cases), with the film’s footage available for reuse, remix, and commercial use in any other work provided attribution is given.
It’s an interesting experiment in both filmmaking and micropayments.1 Comment »
“Getting audio recordings of landmark legal arguments is becoming as easy as downloading the latest Snoop Dogg single.”Comments Off
FGV and Creative Commons also plan to begin work with the Brazilian Minister of Culture, world-renowned musician Gilberto Gil (!), to use the licenses to expand access to Brazilian culture.
Read the first porting (for readers of Portuguese).
Read the excellent annotation of the first porting (by project lead Ronaldo Lemos, in English).
Join the discussion.Comments Off
The GET CREATIVE! Moving Image Contest.
Win a computer, a DV camera, or an iPod.
Then start getting creative.
It’s open-source messaging.
(Read the press release).Comments Off
As a part of the Texas Center for Educational Technology’s Web Library, Free Media is a storehouse of stock photos provided under a Creative Commons license primarily for educational purposes. They currently have over 400 high-quality images in a variety of categories, waiting for your reuse.4 Comments »
On Saturday, we posted about the Creative Commons licensing used by Scott Andrew and Shannon Campbell on their collaborative music project. They ended up creating two songs by Sunday morning and released them under a license.
Late Sunday night, Scott posted a link to the first derivative work made from it, a re-recording by previously featured content of the week singer/songwriter Erik Ostrom (using none of the same instruments that Scott and Shannon used, no less).Comments Off
And thanks to David Jacobs for showing Allen’s letter to us in the first place.Comments Off