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Digital Open Winners Announced


I blogged about the Digital Open in April, a new online community and competition that was accepting free and open technology projects from anyone 17 or younger through August. The competition was aimed at fostering an online and open community of youth by encouraging them to see the benefits of open source and open licensing.…

Snitchtown: The Photo Essay


Over at Boing Boing, Cory Doctorow points readers to Snitchtown: The Photo Essay, a wonderful adaptation of his essay, Snitchtown. Originally a CC BY-NC-SA licensed editorial on “the future of urban surveillance” – specifically the ubiquity of CCTV cameras found in the the UK – the new work, authored by Emma Byrne, is a photo…

Remix Culture: Fair Use Is Your Friend

Open Culture

The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video is a stellar resource for online video creators looking to better understand their fair use rights. Previously released as a PDF-download by American University’s Center for Social Media, the document now has a fitting video counterpart titled Remix Culture: Fair Use Is Your Friend.…

Digital Open

Open Education

The Digital Open, a new online community and competition for youth, is now accepting free and open technology projects from anyone 17 or younger. Free and open means openly licensed, with software licensed under a GPL license and content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA. (See the Digital Open–approved Licenses for more details.) The competition runs until…

Boing Boing tv Archives Running CC Ads

Open Culture

Boing Boing tv, purveyors of all things awesome, recently began running short adverts for CC as bumpers for almost all the videos produced up until February of this year. Check out their video archives to see the spots in the wild, one of which is cut from Jesse Dylan’s A Shared Culture. As noted previously,…

Sundman returns

Open Culture

John Sundman has published his third gonzo SF novel, The Pains, under a CC BY-NC-ND license. As usual when it comes to CC-licensed SF, Cory Doctorow has more on the story over at Boing Boing. We published an interview with Sundman about his use of CC licenses back in 2006. You can download, buy, or…

CC Salon LA TONIGHT! Xeni Jardin and GOOD Magazine


One last reminder that we are hosting the latest CC Salon LA tonight (9/3/08). Details below: WHO: Xeni Jardin, Tech Culture Journalist + co-editor at Boing Boing, Casey Caplowe, Creative Director at GOOD Magazine WHAT: Discussions of openness in journalism with live music provided by Vosotros WHEN: Tonight, 7:30PM – 9:30PM WHERE: FOUND Gallery in…