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CC Salon London

CC Salon London is back and hosting its final event of 2007, dedicated to more discussion and debate on the subjects of art, technology, copyright and free culture: “This time round we’ll be joined by Jordan Hatcher (blog), a lawyer and legal consultant specializing in intellectual property and technology law, who will present and discuss … Read More “CC Salon London”

Steal This Film (Part Two)

The League of Noble Peers has done it again. Steal This Film Part II, the appropriately named sequel to Steal This Film Part I, is coming soon (if not already) to a tracker near you. The film, although regrettably not under a CC license, features interviews with Lawrence Liang, Siva Vaidhyanathan, Fred von Lohmann, and … Read More “Steal This Film (Part Two)”

Wake Up and Save the Music!

The netlabel music scene is booming. These ultra-wired record labels focus on the online distribution of digital audio files, which in most cases, are released under Creative Commons licenses. This means that, in the netaudio world, artists often retain their copyright, producers can offer free downloads for promotion, and fans can hear the music when … Read More “Wake Up and Save the Music!”

CC at the Frankfurt Book Fair

One of the largest book fairs in the world, the Frankfurt Book Fair, was held this year on October 10-14th in Frankfurt am Main. The city’s fair is the annual host of 300,000 visitors to over 7,000 exhibitions celebrating literature and cultures from around the world. The event also functions as a global meet-up for … Read More “CC at the Frankfurt Book Fair”

Luxembourg 40th Jurisdiction to Offer Ported Creative Commons Licenses

The launch of the Creative Commons licensing suite in Luxembourg marks the 40th jurisdiction worldwide to offer Creative Commons licenses adapted to national law. An event to commemorate the launch will be held on October 15th at the Public Research Center Henri Tudor (CRP) in Luxembourg, featuring speeches by John Buckman, founder and CEO of … Read More “Luxembourg 40th Jurisdiction to Offer Ported Creative Commons Licenses”

Luxembourg 40th Jurisdiction to Offer Ported Creative Commons Licenses

October 15, 2007 — San Francisco, CA, USA and Luxembourg, Luxembourg The launch of the Creative Commons licensing suite today in Luxembourg marks the 40th jurisdiction worldwide to offer Creative Commons licenses adapted to national law. Creative Commons worked in collaboration with Luxcommons ASBL, a local non-profit for researching and developing Open Content headed by … Read More “Luxembourg 40th Jurisdiction to Offer Ported Creative Commons Licenses”

COMMUNIA: public domain & alternative licensing experts convene in Europe

COMMUNIA, the European Thematic Network on the Public Domain in the Digital Age, held its kick-off meeting in Turin, Italy on September 28, 2007. The network consists of over 35 members from 21 countries who are dedicated to developing “the single European point of reference for high-level policy discussion and strategic action on all issues … Read More “COMMUNIA: public domain & alternative licensing experts convene in Europe”