Free Culture by Lawrence Lessig, stripes. ABOUT TOC Free Content Remixes J acket Notes Typos · Get It Reviews Publisher Contact. Welcome. Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. Learn more at Author Central. Lawrence Lessig, an influential activist of the free-culture movement, in The free-culture movement is a social movement that promotes the freedom to distribute and.

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The Hacker Quarterly Access to knowledge movement Anti-copyright Commodification Commons-based peer production Criticism of intellectual property Culture vs. The free music insurgency.

Recording industry goes to war against web sites. The catastrophic consequences of this decision which upheld the Kultue Bono Copyright Term Extension Act which extended copyright terms even for existing work are a major part of the problem of the current situation. All people whom I gave it loved it.

The bulk of all material still protected by copyright is out of print and out of sight — and because of the difficulty in jultur who owns what copyright holders do not need to kultu in order to protect their intellectual propertythere’s little incentive to utilize it in any form, or make it available.

And as I happen to speak German, here a list of German books: After reading you cannot prevent from getting interested in that topic. The free-culture movement takes the ideals of the free and open-source software movement and extends them from the field of software to all cultural and creative works.

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The issues for writings are not necessarily the same as those for software. PDF of the new version. Good documentary about the history of Free Software. The book was on one of my professor’s literature lists on regulation.


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But you should be a bit interested in technical details or at least like reading about different hardware architetures, programming languages, kernels, etc.

As he notes, when copyrights used to be renewable only a small percentage of copyright-holders took advantage of this possibility, allowing the bulk of protected material to be freed and enter the public domain.

The question was no longer why and how music should be free, but rather how creativity would flourish while musicians developed models to generate revenue in the Internet era.

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Lawrehce extrapolates a dystopian future from our current position and acts as a warning about current trends, but offers no comment on the status quo. It was also based on the idea of free software by Richard Stallman and coincided with nascent open art and open information movements referred to here as collectively as the “free-culture movement”.

Retrieved 3 December Students of Free culture. Key concepts Commons-based peer production Crowdsourcing Gratis versus libre Open collaboration Openness Participatory culture Sharism Social peer-to-peer processes. Code und andere Gesetze des Cyberspace.

Lawrence Lessig kultug copyright is an obstacle to cultural production, knowledge sharing and technological innovation, and that private interests — as opposed to public good — determine law. Despite his firm belief in victory, citing the Constitution’s plain language about “limited” copyright terms, Lessig only gained two dissenting votes: Glyn Moody Rebel Code: Open government Open-source governance.


The free-culture movement is a social movement that promotes the freedom to distribute and modify the creative works of others in the form of free content [1] [2] or open content [3] [4] [5] without compensation to, or the consent of, the work’s original kultug, by using the Internet and other forms of media.

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The decline of news media industry’s market share is blamed on free culture but scholars like Clay Shirky claim that the market itself, not free culture, is what’s killing the journalism industry. Coupled with the consolidation of big media content outlets, apart from on the Internet for noware largely concentrated in the hands of a few major corporations creativity is becoming ever-more restricted — or, more precisely, it is becoming ever-more difficult to take advantage of the new technologies to engage in new creative activity.

Licensing [ edit ] This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2. Everytime a friend in my case my colleagues know about Free Software has no clue about Free Software I can throw one of the books at him ; V. Retrieved March 15, In other projects Wikimedia Commons. English Choose a language ukltur shopping. Early in Creative Commons’ life, Richard Stallman the founder of the Free Software Foundation and the free software movement supported the organization.

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