"RiP: A Remix Manifesto" Released, Online Remixing Through Kaltura

RiP: A Remix Manifesto, a community-driven documentary that focuses on copyright and remix culture (covered earlier here and here) is just beginning to creep out into theaters, having its U.S. premier last week at SXSW. While the film largely focuses on the story of Greg Gillis (Girl Talk) it includes interviews with a wide variety … Read More “"RiP: A Remix Manifesto" Released, Online Remixing Through Kaltura”

Gawker Media Empire Goes All CC

Gawker Media, the blog conglomerate that includes Gizmodo, Gawker, and Lifehacker among others has adopted our Attribution-NonCommercial license for all of their original content. Gizmodo’s Brylan Lam blogged about the decision here: … I’m happy to announce that we’re being published under a Creative Commons license now. Although it’s a non-commercial license, remixes and quotes … Read More “Gawker Media Empire Goes All CC”

Australian public broadcaster releases first material under CC

From CC Australia: A couple of days ago the [Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s] excellent collaborative media site, Pool, posted a recording of genetics professor Steve Jones talking about Darwin’s life and work under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial licence. As far as we’re aware, this is the very first time material from the ABC archives has been … Read More “Australian public broadcaster releases first material under CC”

Rock Proper Release Jitney's 86-300, CC BY-NC Licensed Album

Chicago-based record label Rock Proper just added another impressive notch to their discography with today’s release of Jitney’s 86-300. The work of musician Casey Meehan, 86-300 is released under a CC BY-NC license, making the experimental rock songs therein freely sharable/remixable as long as Jitney is properly attributed and reuses are noncommercial in intent. This … Read More “Rock Proper Release Jitney's 86-300, CC BY-NC Licensed Album”

David Bollier's Viral Spiral: A Definitive History of Our Movement

Public Knowledge cofounder David Bollier‘s new book Viral Spiral published by The New Press is not only available as free Creative Commons (BY-NC) download, but it will likely establish itself as a definitive guide for those seeking to understand and discover the key players and concepts in the digital commons. From the beginnings of the … Read More “David Bollier's Viral Spiral: A Definitive History of Our Movement”