The Institute of European Media Law (EML) and the Project Group for Constitutionally Compatible Technology Design (provet) at the University of Kassel, commissioned by the parliamentary groups of the German Greens in the Bundestag and the European Parliament, in March… Mehr lesen >
Joost Smiers & Marieke van Schijndel: Imagine there’s no copyright and no cultural conglomerates too
One of the most radical thinkers about copyright has just published a new chapter in the ongoing exploration of a different world that is possible: Joost Smiers and Marieke van Schijndel, Imagine there is no copyright and no cultural conglomerates… Mehr lesen >
anteprojeto or anti-project? A balancing of the rights of authors and consumers, the re-introduction of a private copying exception, a remixing permission and a new regulatory agency for copyright issues are among the core points the Brazilian Ministry of Culture… Mehr lesen >
Arthur Protasio, the coordinator of the Game Studies project at the Center for Technology and Society (CTS) of the FGV Law School in Rio de Janeiro invited me to a colloquium on 7 December with the above title. The other… Mehr lesen >
Next week Thiago invited me and two colleagues from G-Popai to the University Campinas. With Radio Muda and the first Submidialogia meeting in 2005 and Casa de Cultura Tainã and etc. etc. it’s an important node in the free culture… Mehr lesen >
The Fórum de Cultura Digital Brasileira including the Seminário Internacional will take place at Cinemateca from 18. to 21. of November. The programme includes key persons from free culture activism in Brazil like Sérgio Amadeu, Dalton Martins and Ronaldo Lemos,… Mehr lesen >
Got my account today at the bank at the USP Leste campus. After which I wanted to withdraw some cash from my German bank account. But it turned out that others had been there first.
Free and/or gratis Culture can be found in many places in Brazil even where you wouldn’t even think of it, like in the subway. The Free Library gives commuters something to think about.
The day after my arrival in São Paulo my new working group, the Grupo de Pesquisa em Políticas Públicas para o Acesso à Informação (Gpopai) welcomed me with a dinner. Open Access in physics, vegetarianism, right wing tendencies in the… Mehr lesen >
Shortly before my KLM 747 landed in São Paulo yesterday the in-flight entertainment system crashed. And re-booted. And up comes not what you would have expected but a friendly Tux. No Flying-Bluescreen but free software above the skies. Click image… Mehr lesen >