The role of open content licences in building open content communities : Creative Commons, GFDL and other licences
Suzor, Nicolas P. & Fitzgerald, Brian F. (2007) The role of open content licences in building open content communities : Creative Commons, GFDL and other licences. In Kapitzke, Cushla & Peters, Michael A. (Eds.) Global knowledge cultures. Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, Netherlands, pp. 145-159.
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Knowledge is about cultural power. Considering that it is both resource and product within the brave new world of fast capitalism, this collection argues for knowledge cultures that are mutually engaged and hence more culturally inclusive and socially productive. Globalized intellectual property regimes, the privatization of information, and their counterpoint, the information and creative commons movements, constitute productive sites for the exploration of epistemologies that talk with each other rather than at and past each other. Global Knowledge Cultures provides a collection of accessible essays by some of the world's leading legal scholars, new media analysts, techno activists, library professionals, educators and philosophers. Issues canvassed by the authors include the ownership of knowledge, open content licensing, knowledge policy, the common-wealth of learning, transnational cultural governance, and information futures. Together, they call for sustained intercultural dialogue for more ethical knowledge cultures within contexts of fast knowledge capitalism.
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|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Law not elsewhere classified (180199)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Commercial and Contract Law (180105)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Intellectual Property Law (180115)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
Current > Schools > School of Law
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 Sense Publishers|
|Deposited On:||14 Oct 2008|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:34|
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