Thursday, March 16, 2006

Free Culture Forum

March 23, 2006, from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm.
450 Dodge Hall
FREE

Overview:
According to Lawrence Lessig, the free culture movement is concerned about big media protecting the interests of big media over creators. Free culture supports and protects creators and innovators and seeks the transformation of culture through the free exchange of ideas.

Join us for a lively discussion of artistic freedom, the public domain, copyright, control of the media, open access, open source, free software, academic journals, institutional repositories, and consumer rights.

Panelists:
Professor Lawrence Lessig, Founder, Creative Commons & author of Free Culture
Derek Slater, Activist, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Nelson Pavlosky, Founder, FreeCulture.Org
William Wakeling, Associate Dean, Northeastern University Libraries

Sponsored by:
Northeastern University Libraries
NU Department of Communication Studies
WRBB Radio
Music Entertainment & Industry Student Association
Intellectual Property Society

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1 Comments:

Blogger Ravi said...

This sounds like it could be lively -- a good post-class outing for next week!

10:21 AM  

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