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Michael Gurstein on Sun, 14 Nov 2004 18:36:25 +0100 (CET)


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-----Original Message-----
From: Russell McOrmond [mailto:russell {AT} flora.ca]
Sent: November 10, 2004 4:37 PM
To: General Copyright Discussions
Cc: Universal Access Canada; CANadian OPENsource Education and Research
Subject: [CPI-UA] Students Fight Copyright Hoarders...

(Please forward to campus mailing lists!)

http://wired.com/news/culture/0,1284,65616,00.html

They are forming Free Culture groups on campuses to explain
Copyright law to fellow students. Stressing its importance for culture and
society, the group says copyright law is being abused. To illustrate
their point, the groups hold remixing contests, promote open-source
software and rally against legislation like the Induce Act, which
would hold technology companies liable for encouraging people to
infringe copyrights.

http://www.freeculture.org/
an international student movement for free culture

-- 
Russell McOrmond, Internet Consultant: <http://www.flora.ca/>
Code is Law: how software code regulates the activities of citizens,
and acts similar to law. How do we ensure transparency/accountability?

http://www.flora.ca/russell/drafts/code-is-law.html



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