Free Culture Swimming Upstream

It is one thing for the relatively nascent Wikipedia to embrace free culture as a way to create and share new cultural works, but it is another thing for established media players constrained by traditional markets and economic forces to embrace free culture. Despite this, it is becoming less difficult to convince incumbent mainstream press … Read More “Free Culture Swimming Upstream”

Report on the First Interdisciplinary Research Workshop on Free Culture

Giorgos Cheliotis has written a report on Free Culture 2008, last mentioned here when the program was announced. Here’s an excerpt describing the final session, A Research and Action Agenda for Free Culture: This was the most important session for the future of research on free culture. The aim of the session was to (a) … Read More “Report on the First Interdisciplinary Research Workshop on Free Culture”

Wikis Take Manhattan!

After the fantastic success of Wikipedia Takes Manhattan, Wikipedia, The Open Planning Project, Free Culture @ Columbia, Free Culture @ NYU and Creative Commons have all teamed up to organize another free culture photo scavenger hunt hunt for this Saturday, September 27th! This time we’ve really stepped up the awards. The grand prize for the … Read More “Wikis Take Manhattan!”