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Saturday in NY: launch party for the Free Music Archive

Events, Open Culture

The Free Music Archive‘s launch date is nearing, and there’s a party in Brooklyn this Saturday, April 4, to celebrate. If you’re not yet familiar with the project, the FMA is an online music library developed by the legendary¬†freeform radio station WFMU and curated by partners including KEXP and Dublab. From FMA’s Jason Sigal: Every…

Open Everything is April 18th in NYC

Events

via John Britton’s blog: Open Everything NYC will take place on Saturday 18 April 2009 at the UNICEF headquarters in the United Nations Plaza, NYC. The event will run the full day, registration will open at 8:00AM and things will be in full swing by 9:00AM. The event will be 100% free and open to…

Open Video Conference Call for Proposals

Events

The Open Video Conference taking place on June 19th and 20th in NYC has published its call for proposals: The conference is a co-production of the Yale Law School Information Society Project, the Participatory Culture Foundation, Kaltura, and iCommons. The conference will feature talks from internet luminaries, panels and discussions, screenings of video art, and…

February CC Salon NYC Followup

Events

Thanks to the presenters and everyone who made it out on Tuesday for our Salon at For Your Imagination‘s studio. I’ve posted photos from the event here. If you have a minute, we’d love it if you could fill out a quick survey about the Salon here. Don’t worry if you’ve already filled one out…

REMINDER: CC Salon NYC Tomorrow Night

Events

Just a reminder that the Creative Commons Salons NYC is happening tomorrow night! Creative Commons Salons in NYC have been building momentum and tomorrow is our February salon. Come out to have some beers with the CC community (don’t worry, we’ll open it up early this time) watch some cool presentations, and meet some new…

Announcing February's CC Salon NYC

Events

Creative Commons Salons in NYC have been building momentum and it is now time for our February salon. Come out to have some beers with the CC community (don’t worry, we’ll open it up early this time) watch some cool presentations, and meet some new faces in the free culture space. Since we’ve outgrown our…

NonCommercial study focus groups next month: SF, NYC, and online

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As previously announced, Creative Commons is researching “noncommercial use”. Last year we conducted a number of focus groups and fielded a survey (thank you everyone who responded!) designed to collect information about how creators understand the distinction between commercial and noncommercial uses of their content. Now we want to talk to people about their experience…

CC's 6th Birthday in NYC & Salon Followup

Events

Photos by Ben Sisto Thanks to everyone who made it out to the FYI studio for our 6th Birthday last night in NYC. Despite battling the first snow storm of the season, the crowd enjoyed presentations from Ted & Jonathan of Limebits, Michael from Aviary, Spot of Electric Sheep and an fantastic performance by Sarah…

UPDATE: New Venue for CC Salon / Birthday NYC

Events

I was not expecting our humble NYC CC Salon / Birthday to become so popular that I had to find a new venue, but that’s what has happened. With over 140 people and 76 maybes RSVP’d, TOPP and I were a little worried about whether the building would still be standing after the event. So…