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TED Talks: Lawrence Lessig

If interested, check out this great video of a talk CC CEO Lawrence Lessig gave back in March 2007 at The Annual TED Conference entitled “How Creativity is Being Strangled by the Law”. There are some sections that are bound to be familiar to those in the CC-community while there are others that are entirely … Read More “TED Talks: Lawrence Lessig”

Robots want to be free

The Hardyman, a short story (6,500 words) by Susannah Breslin, published under the CC Attribution license. Story inspired by Hardiman, the first attempt to build a powered exoskeleton in 1965, licensing inspired by Cory Doctorow’s recent HOWTO use CC licenses. Breslin writes: It’s the longest story I ever wrote. I thought about further restricting its … Read More “Robots want to be free”

Netaudio Meet-up in Spain

Centre de Cultura Contempor├ánia de Barcelona will be hosting Spain’s first national netlabel meeting from November 9-10th. Netlabels, the sleek and thriving record labels of the internet, focus on online distribution and promotion for music released primarily under Creative Commons licenses. London and Berlin have already organized great festivals dedicated to CC music and netlabels, … Read More “Netaudio Meet-up in Spain”