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The sharing economy in Japanese

CC chairperson Joi Ito writes: Impress, a Japanese publisher, just released a Mook (magazine/book) called The Future of Web 2.0 – The Sharing Economy based on presentations at the Digital Garage New Context Conference last year in Tokyo. The book is in Japanese. There are excerpts from presentations by Mitchell Baker, John Buckman, Tantek Çelik, … Read More “The sharing economy in Japanese”

Open Content Licensing – Cultivating the Creative Commons

“What if Rupert Murdoch’s Fox … bought the rights to Socrates’ dinner parties?” – Richard Neville “Never in our history have fewer exercised more power over our culture than now.” – Professor Lawrence Lessig It is a great pleasure to announce the release of Open Content Licensing: Cultivating the Creative Commons, a new publication of … Read More “Open Content Licensing – Cultivating the Creative Commons”

Come Out and Make CC Video Trailers @ SuperHappyVlogHouse this Saturday, March 31 starting at 4 PM in SF

Jay Dedman e-mailed me the link to the kick-off of the annual Videoblogging Week called SuperHappyVlogHouse. I’m leading a discussion about Creative Commons and videoblogging (help contribute to that wiki page too, prior ) with emphasis on the Podcasting Legal Guide that Mia Garlick and Collete Vogele created. Then, I’m going to set-up some ground … Read More “Come Out and Make CC Video Trailers @ SuperHappyVlogHouse this Saturday, March 31 starting at 4 PM in SF”

Jamendo goes P2P platinum

Oft-mentioned Creative Commons centric music site Jamendo has gone platinum — its BitTorrent trackers have counted one million downloads of albums hosted by Jamendo. Add eDonkey downloads and single track non-P2P streaming and secondary distribution, Jamendo is almost certainly multi-platinum equivalent, and all legal. Help Jamendo celebrate by downloading, sharing and remixing more music.