Posts Tagged ‘creative commons’


Monday, May 4th, 2009

The open access imprint Bloomsbury Academic have released Lawrence Lessig‘s new book, Remix: Making art and commerce thrive in the hybrid economy through Creative Commons. The book is available as a free pdf download along with a NPR audio interview with the author. Lessig explores emergent cultural activities on the web, arguing outmoded forms of copyright need to be radically updated as the copying, remixing and redistribution of creative and informational content become increasingly criminalised. It seems like they are doing just that in New Zealand.



Friday, February 20th, 2009

Joi Ito’s recently published Freesouls project includes online essays exploring social, political and educational aspects of the creative commons movement. Writers include Lawrence Lessig, Yochai Benkler and Howard Rheingold.