Creative Commons : fair to share?

Bledsoe, Elliott (2009) Creative Commons : fair to share? Artlink, 29(4), pp. 36-37.

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This article explores new the realities of the permissions culture and “all rights reserved copyright” in the networked environment and poses the question: why is lending a copy of a book sharing but emailing a PDF of it piracy? It explores new approaches to publishing and distribution of books by highlighting two books in the Aduki Independent Press catalogue.

It was modeled on a presentation delivered by Elliott Bledsoe at the Changing Climates in Arts Publishing forum run by Artlink and the Copyright Agency Limited in Adelaide, Australia on 9 May 2009 and in Sydney, Australia on 27 June 2009.

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ID Code: 29173
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: permissions culture, Creative Commons, copyright, publishing, books, Aduki Independent Press, Neon Pilgrim, Tristan Clark, Stick This In Your Memory Hole, the internet, piracy
ISSN: 0727-1239
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Intellectual Property Law (180115)
Divisions: Past > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Elliott Bledsoe
Copyright Statement: This article is available under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia licence. You may copy, communicate, distribute, perform and adapt this work for noncommercial purposes, as long as you attribute the Artlink Magazine and Elliott Bledsoe. For full licence terms see
Deposited On: 08 Dec 2009 03:18
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2013 00:10

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