Eclectic Curiosity


Posted on May 30th, 2002, by Steve Hardy in Archives, Uncategorized. No Comments

One could call it the anti-copyright. Just recently launched, the Creative Commons is an organization dedicated to responsibly deseminating creative works for the purpose of sharing and collaboration. This, of course, opposes the legal restrictions of intellectual property. By re-emphasizing the value of the public domain, they attest, intellectual endeavour is richer and ideas are stronger by the simple fact that older, existing ideas can be revisited, reused and transformed. Creative Commons proposes to make this possible through technology that it is developing. It’s interesting to note that this initiative is closely tied to a law school – Stanford.





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