River Rat Records

River Rat Records, an independent record company based in North London, has adopted CC-licenses for all their releases based on the assumption that sharing of music should be allowed without fear of legal ramifications (as long as it stays non-commercial): Music has never been a purely personal experience (more often it’s a shared one), but … Read More “River Rat Records”

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”