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World Book and Copyright Day: Book, Do You Take Copyright to Be Your “Awfully” Wedded Wife?

‘Finally, from so little sleeping and so much reading, his brain dried up and he went completely out of his mind.’ (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote) UNESCO organizes World Book and Copyright Day around the world to promote reading, … Continue reading

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How Ironic: Promoting Open Science Through a Subscription-based Journal. But is It?

Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, 57th richest man on earth and founder of Vulcan Inc. took it upon himself to promote and advocate something we at InTech have at heart: open science and open data. The article, stating Allen’s latest … Continue reading

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SHOW Art Exhibition: Stuck With Copyright? Not.

For the SHOW event that was to celebrate Open Access Week in Croatia, we have invited Art Academy students to show us the meaning of liberating information in a form of a painting, sculpture, photography or digital animation. The whole … Continue reading

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Hargreaves Report on Copyright: The Answer to the Machine is In the Machine

How much has the world changed in the last three hundred years? And how much has the copyright changed if we do not count the slight modification for worse, when the 80’s renewed law left nothing of our collected work … Continue reading

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Lawrence Lessig Discusses Open Access Movement at CERN

Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard professor, and a leader of the free culture movement, held a lecture at CERN recently, discussing the architecture of access to scientific knowledge on the internet. While explaining “how badly we have messed things up” by … Continue reading

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Singin’ ‘Bout the Open Access Blues

Christmas is coming, and with the weather indulging in brittle convulsions of cold for many of us here in the northern hemisphere, it seems like a good time to write something to bring a little warmth to our hearts. As … Continue reading

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Creative Commons Turns Eight – Happy Birthday!

[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/AZ6TTAI%5D Instead of posting a birthday card for CC’s 8th birthday, I hereby present my favorite video on the importance of sharing, made by a Sparky Award winner, Habib Yazdi. The video is, of course, CC licensed. The first … Continue reading

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