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COMMUNIA Workshop: Technology and the Public Domain

Michelle Thorne, December 27th, 2007

Creative Commons’ CTO Nathan Yergler will be joining policy-makers and digital innovators at the first COMMUNIA workshop on “Technology and the Public Domain” on January 18th in Turin, Italy, to speak about the latest developments in CC metadata.

The workshop, organized by Politecnico di Torino, aims at engaging in the international debate about the “digital commons” and the complex relationship between technological innovation and today’s mass usage of digital technologies. It is the first of several events from the COMMUNIA Thematic Network, a three year project funded by the European Commission within the eContentplus framework.

Admission is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required. Also, interested parties may submit poster proposals by Friday, 12 January 2008, on specific ideas, projects, techniques on the topic of “technology and the public domain.”

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